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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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UNHCR statement on Syrians stranded between Algeria & Morocco

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

Desperate Journeys

February 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Algeria Sahrawi Refugees - November 2016

November 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Algeria UNHCR Operational Update - 1 July 2016 – 1 November 2016

1 November 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Overview on UNHCR's operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

23 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Submission by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees For the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights' Compilation Report Universal Periodic Review: 3rd Cycle, 27th Session - Algeria

August 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Algeria UNHCR Operational Update - August Highlights

31 July 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Protection of Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa

October 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Update on UNHCR's operations in the Middle East and North Africa

17 September 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Situation au Mali: Refugiés, Rapatriés et Personnes déplacées Internes au Mali, août 2014

31 August 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

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