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UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. In more than five decades, the agency has helped an estimated 50 million people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 7,092 people in 124 countries continues to help 35.8 million persons.  Website: www.unhcr.org
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Turkey: Syrian Refugee Camps and Provincial Breakdown of Syrian Refugees Registered in South East Turkey (as of 30 October 2017)

10 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Turkey: Provincial Breakdown Syrian Refugees in Turkey (as of 02 November 2017)

10 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Provincial Breakdown of Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Turkey (as of 01 November 2017)

10 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Madagascar's Karana people still awaiting nationality

9 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

First results of family counting in Bangladesh find every third refugee household vulnerable

7 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Syria IDP Operations Summary, 2017 - Valid as of 06/11/2017

6 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Afghanistan: Assisted Voluntary Repatriation, Return by Province of Destination - 01 January - 31 October 2017

6 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR Tchad : Personnes concernées par le HCR - Statistiques fin Octobre 2017

3 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

International Protection Considerations with regard to people fleeing the Syrian Arab Republic, Update V

3 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country/Situation Specific Position Papers

Rohingya refugees still fleeing to Bangladesh with crisis in third month

3 November 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

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