Millions Mark World Refugee Day


World Refugee Day, marked on June 20, draws attention to the plight of refugees across the world.

Women and children wait to receive a cooked meal at a food distribution organized by the WFP near the port in Mogadishu, Somalia

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  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Has 9, 000 Refugees-UNHCR

    Daily Trust, 19 June 2012

    Nigeria has 8,958 refugees out of about 42.5 million people that are either refugees or Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) worldwide, Country Representative of the United Nations ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  New UNHCR Airlifts for Sudanese Refugees in Upper Nile

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 19 June 2012

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 June 2012, at the Palais des Nations ... read more »

  • Liberia:  204 Ivorian Refugees Enter Liberia

    Heritage, 19 June 2012

    The Government of Liberia (GOL) through the Liberia Refugee Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) has disclosed that at least 204 Ivorian refugees have entered into the ... read more »

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