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  • Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian Returns Resume From Liberia After Ebola Outbreak

    news All Africa, 18 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    Prollo, Côte d'Ivoire — The UN Refugee Agency has resumed the voluntary repatriation of tens of thousands of Ivorian refugees from Liberia, after a pause of more than a year because land borders were closed to prevent the spread of a deadly Ebola outbreak. Some 11,000 of the 38,000 Ivorian refuge...
  • Ebola-related hiatus concludes for Ivorian refugee repatriation efforts

    news Bio Prep Watch, 23 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced this week that the repatriation of Ivorian refugees in Liberia has been restarted. Repatriation activity was halted as a result of the Ebola outbreak that engulfed the country. Adrian Edwards, spokesperson for the UNHCR, said t...
  • UNHCR fulfils promise to Counties hosting Ivorian refugees - donates vehicles, earmarks US$ 2M for projects

    news By Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, Liberia, 16 May 2012 (10 years ago )
    In fulfilment of a promise made during the Ivorian refugee influx into Liberia more than a year ago, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has donated six brand new vehicles, including two ambulances and four Toyota LC 200 Land Cruisers, to Liberia’s border counties hosting Ivori...
  • Snail farmers make trails in refugee income generation project

    news By Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, Liberia, 14 May 2012 (10 years ago )
    SACLEPEA REFUGEE CAMP, Liberia, May 14 (UNHCR) – Papa Tokpa Sadia, 45, is all smiles as he picks up a snail and explains how it is extracted from its shell to prepare a meal. "Snail meat is very delicious and nutritious," says the Ivorian, who is learning how to rear and harvest the tasty gastrop...
  • UNHCR completes repatriation of 155,000 Liberians

    news Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, 04 Jan 2013 (9 years ago )
    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 weekend...
  • Another refugee camp closes in Grand Gedeh County, Liberia

    news UNHCR, 23 Mar 2014 (8 years ago )
    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 running refugee ...
  • World Refugee Day Celebration in PTP Camp, Liberia

    news UNHCR, 30 Jun 2014 (8 years ago )
    Liberia Celebrates World Refugee Day PTP REFUGEE CAMP, Liberia, 20 June, 2014 (UNHCR): Celebrating with the advocacy message, “1 family torn apart by war is too many”, Liberia joined countries around the world to mark World Refugee Day on Friday, 20 June with Ivorian refugees assuring to answer ...
  • UNHCR Donates Vehicles to County Health Teams in Support of the Government’s Fight Against Ebola

    news UNHCR LBR, 15 Oct 2014 (8 years ago )
    MONROVIA, 15 OCT 2014—The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Liberia has donated two vehicles including a Toyota minibus and a Land Cruiser for use by health workers in Nimba and Grand Gedeh counties. This is in support of the Government of Liberia’s response to the Ebola Virus...
  • UNHCR Wants Adjustment in Liberia Nationality Law

    news In Profile Daily, 04 Nov 2015 (7 years ago )
    By Mafanta Kromah, mafanta.kromah@gmail.com0880637357 The UNHCR continues to intensify efforts to end and prevent statelessness. Statelessness, in this context, is a situation in which a person is without nationality or citizenship; something UNHCR describes as human rights violation. Addressin...
  • LIBERIA / REFUGEES REPATRIATION

    news UNiFeed, 21 Dec 2015 (6 years ago )
    The governments of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) resumed Friday (18 Dec) the voluntary repatriation of tens of thousands of Ivorian refugees from Liberia, which had been interrupted for more than a year by the deadly Ebola outbreak. Some 11...