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Population at a glance

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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugee Population
Base Layer

Population

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Registered Refugee Population

43,613


Households

13,967


Last Updated 31 Mar 2014
Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (47%) Age (53%) Female
8.3% 0 - 4 8.7%
13.1% 5 - 11 12.9%
6.5% 12 - 17 5.8%
17.9% 18 - 59 23.5%
1.2% 60 + 2%

  Voluntary Repatriation Trends

Above graph includes both Refugees who have Spontaneously Departed and also those who have been assisted for voluntary repartriation by UNHCR and partner agencies.

  Registered Refugee Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Total Population    
Liberia
20,174
7,161
Individuals
Households
46.3 %
11,552
3,179
Individuals
Households
26.5 %
9,485
2,821
Individuals
Households
21.7 %
1,815
531
Individuals
Households
4.2 %
587
275
Individuals
Households
1.3 %

  Special Needs Cases

Special Need Report Date Male Female Total
Elderly Persons at Risk
Older persons unable to care for themselves 30/09/2012 4 12 16
Older persons with children 30/09/2012 8 10 18
Total 12 22 34
Other
Other Specific Need 30/09/2012 17 107 124
Total 17 107 124
Single Parents
Single Headed Household - parent 30/09/2012 11 50 61
Total 11 50 61
Unaccompanied or Separated Child
Separated children 30/09/2012 9 10 19
Unaccompanied children 30/09/2012 4 9 13
Total 13 19 32
Woman at Risk
Lactating Mothers 30/09/2012 0 100 100
Women at risk 30/09/2012 0 47 47
Total 0 147 147
* Refers to the number of cases identified.

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  News

Tripartite Commission Lauds Refugee Repatriation to Côte d’Ivoire 28 March 2014
UNHCR, 31 Mar 2014
Tripartite Commission Lauds Refugee Repatriation to Côte d’Ivoire ABIDJAN, 28 March, 2014 (UNHCR): The Governments of Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire have commended the ongoing voluntary repatriation of thousands of Ivorian refugees from Liberia at a two-day meeting held at the Ministry of State,...
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Another refugee camp closes in Grand Gedeh County, Liberia
UNHCR, 23 Mar 2014
Solo Refugee Camp Closes in Grand Gedeh County *UNHCR hands over assets to community Monrovia, 21 March, 2014 – In an effort to provide better protection and humanitarian services to some 46,000 Ivorian refugees remaining in Liberia, and in view of the high cost of ...
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Ambassadors visit refugee camps, as refugees appeal for more support
UNHCR Liberia, 04 Feb 2014
Ambassadors visit refugee camps, as refugees appeal for more support MONROVIA, Liberia, 1 February, 2014 (UNHCR): Ivorian refugees living in Liberia have appealed to Ambassadors and representatives of various countries and organizations around the world for more support during an unprecedente...
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UNHCR Liberia Exceeds 16,000 Ivorian Refugee Repatriation Target for 2013.
Sulaiman Momodu, 26 Nov 2013
MONROVIA, Liberia, 26 November, 2013 (UNHCR): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Liberia has repatriated 16,232 Ivorian refugees this year, attaining the 16,000 repatriation target the UN refugee agency had set for 2013 while still having a few more weeks to go before the e...
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UNHCR completes repatriation of 155,000 Liberians
Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, 04 Jan 2013
MONROVIA, Liberia, January 4 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has completed its successful repatriation of more than 155,000 Liberians, 23 years after the start of the civil war in their homeland that made them into refugees. The final 724 Liberians were helped home from Guinea on the last weeke...
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