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Somalia’s Hawa Aden Mohamed wins the 2012 Nansen Refugee Award
http://www.unhcr.org/nansen , 19 Sep 2012
Embargo: 11:30 AM CET, 18 SEPTEMBER, 2012 Somalia’s Hawa Aden Mohamed wins the 2012 Nansen Refugee Award GENEVA, 18 September, 2012 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced today in Geneva that this year’s Nansen Refugee Award goes to Hawa Aden Mohamed, the foun...
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Increase in registered Syrian refugees, new camps planned in Turkey and Jordan
www.unhcr.org, 31 Aug 2012
The number of Syrian refugees registered or assisted by UNHCR in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey has almost tripled since April 2012 and now stands at 112,000. Three quarters are women and children. This actual number of Syrian refugees is thought to be significantly higher, as many people seek to...
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Somali refugee population in Horn of Africa passes one million, but exodus slows
www.unhcr.org, 31 Aug 2012
Somalia's refugee exodus crossed a new threshold this past week, with more than a million people now having fled the country for the surrounding region, according to the latest UNHCR data. The most recent arrivals continue to cite insecurity and dwindling food resources as the main reasons for their...
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UNHCR alarm on health risks for refugees in South Sudan
www.unhcr.org, 31 Aug 2012
Conditions in South Sudan’s refugee camps have continued to worsen over the past few days under the strain of continuing large refugee inflows and flooding from torrential rains. The health situation has at this point become UNHCR’s priority concern, and we are watching closely for possible outb...
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After a decade in Mogadishu Tanzanian refugees return to Zanzibar
www.unhcr.org, 31 Aug 2012
This past weekend UNHCR successfully completed the voluntary repatriation of 38 Tanzanian refugees from Zanzibar who had been residing in Mogadishu for the past 11 years. The group, comprising 12 families, were flown on two special UNHCR-chartered flights from Mogadishu to Zanzibar on Friday 6 Ju...
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Spate of violence in Somalia compounds the predicament of its displaced citizens.
04 Oct 2011