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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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Mauritania - UNHCR Operational Update, As of 15 September 2017

15 September 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Central Mediterranean situation: UNHCR calls for an additional 40,000 resettlement places

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

Mali Situation: Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Returnees as of 31 July 2017

31 July 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Mauritania - UNHCR Operational Update, As of 15 July 2017

15 July 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Mauritania - UNHCR Operational Update, As of 15 April 2017

15 April 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Mauritania - UNHCR Operational Update, As of 15 March 2017

15 March 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Mali: Refugees, returnees and Internally displaced populations - 31 January 2017

31 January 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Mali UNHCR Operational Update, 1-31 December 2016

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

Mali: Refugees, returnees and Internally displaced populations - 31 December 2016

31 December 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Mauritania - UNHCR Operational Update, As of 9 December 2016

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

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