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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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Burundi Situation: Displacement of Burundians into Neighbouring Countries since April 2015 | as of 15 February 2016

15 February 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Ministerial Meeting on the Comprehensive Solutions Strategy for Rwandan Refugees Joint Communiqué

2 October 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Burundi Situation: Displacement of Burundians into neighboring countries (as of 27 September 2015)

27 September 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR Regional Update 14 - Burundi Situation, 28 August 2015

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

Burundi Situation: Displacement of Burundians into Neighbouring Countries (as of 24 August 2015)

25 August 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR Regional Update 11 - Burundi Situation, 6 August 2015

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

Update on UNHCR's global programmes and partnerships

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

Zambia begins granting Angolan refugees permanent residency

31 December 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

SGBV Protection and Social Services Programme - Community Task Forces

August 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Submission by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees For the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights' Compilation Report Universal Periodic Review: Zambia

April 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

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