Tag Archives: UNHCR

28 August 19

Tanzania to send back all Burundian refugees, prompting UNHCR concerns

Tanzania says it has reached an agreement with Burundi to send back all Burundian refugees to the neighbouring country, starting from October this year.

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20 June 19

UN: 300,000 flee fresh ethnic violence in northeastern DRC

More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes amid fresh violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

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01 May 19

Eritrea calls on UNHCR to return ‘stranded’ citizens home from Libya

Eritrea has called out the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) over the resettlement of Eritrean refugees in Libya.

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19 February 19

UN reports fresh violence in South Sudan

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that thousands of civilians in South Sudan have been fleeing fresh outbreaks of violence in Equatoria state.

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22 February 18

DRC refugees in Rwanda accuse soldiers of shooting at them during food protest

Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) currently staying in Rwanda say soldiers opened fire upon them and wounded at least two people during a protest on Tuesday.

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19 December 17

UNHCR chief praises Djibouti over new refugee laws

UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi has praised Djibouti after the government announced that all refugees camps in the country are to be considered as villages.

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27 August 17

Tanzania wants the UN to repatriate more than 8,000 Burundi refugees

Tanzania’s government is urging the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to repatriate more than 8,000 Burundi refugees.

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28 May 17

UNHCR reminds the world about Burundi crisis as funding dries up

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, moved to remind the international community about the political crisis taking place in Burundi, after raising just two percent of the international aid it is calling for.

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25 March 17

Uganda ‘at breaking point’ as South Sudanese refugees our in

The government of Uganda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are calling for urgent support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who enter Uganda on a daily basis.

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15 August 16

UNHCR Funding Shortage As South Sudanese Flee to Uganda

The United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) is appealing to donors as it warns of a funding shortage for South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis.

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