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Refugees in Mauritania

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All refugees JSON  .CSV 
60,453
Last updated 29 Feb 2020
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All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Mali UNHCR, Government 29 Feb 2020
  95.7%
57,836
Others UNHCR, Government 29 Feb 2020
  2.3%
1,364
Central African Rep. UNHCR, Government 29 Feb 2020
  1.0%
624
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR, Government 29 Feb 2020
  0.6%
360
Côte d'Ivoire UNHCR, Government 29 Feb 2020
  0.4%
269


Malian refugees by location JSON  .CSV 
Location name Source Data date Population
Hodh Ech Chargui UNHCR, Government 29 Feb 2020
  100.0%
57,836

Malian refugees in M'bera refugee camp since 2012 JSON  .CSV 
Registered voluntary Malian refugee returnees since 2013 (non-cumulative) JSON  .CSV 
Asylum seekers JSON  .CSV 
1,514
Last updated 29 Feb 2020
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update - March 2020

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    News and achievements about UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 19 March 2020 (15 days ago)
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    UNHCR West & Central Africa Regional Update | Central Sahel Situation | July - December 2019

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    UNHCR West & Central Africa Regional Update | Central Sahel Situation | July - December 2019
    Published: 27 January 2020 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update - Janaury 2020

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    News and achievements about UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 15 January 2020 (2 months ago)
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    Diagnostic de l’impact des réfugiés sur les populations hôtes

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    Analyse de l’impact des réfugiés et diagnostics participatifs auprès des populations hôtes
    Published: 1 December 2019 (4 months ago)
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    Tripartite Nov 2019 Communique

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    Tripartite Nov 2019 Communique
    Published: 22 November 2019 (4 months ago)
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    Diagnostic de l’impact des réfugiés sur les populations hôtes autour du camp de Mbera

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    Presentation du Diagnostic de l’impact des réfugiés sur les populations hôtes autour du camp de Mbera
    Published: 10 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    Enquête auprès des migrants et réfugiés de Nouadhibou

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    Atelier de présentation de l'enquête auprès des migrants et réfugiés de Nouadhibou
    Published: 5 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    Participatory Assessment Report - 2019

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    Participatory Assessment Report - 2019
    Published: 1 March 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Moyens de subsistance et inclusion économique des réfugiés en Mauritanie

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    Evaluation participative, Mars 2019, Nouakchott et Nouadhibou
    Published: 1 March 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Dashboard - UNHCR Mauritania Operation - 30 September

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    Dashboard
    Published: 30 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    One - pager / Renforcement de la résilience des populations déplacées par l’instabilité au Nord du Mali et soutien à la coexistence pacifiqu...

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    Renforcement de la résilience des populations déplacées par l’instabilité au Nord du Mali et soutien à la coexistence pacifique entre communautés
    Published: 9 May 2019 (10 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Regional Durable Solutions Project

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    Infographics
    Published: 19 February 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operation

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    Dashboard
    Published: 9 October 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Dashboard - UNHCR Mauritania

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    Dashboard
    Published: 11 September 2018 (1 year ago)
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    MMC WEST AFRICA - 4Mi Snapshot - October 2018

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    Aspirations of refugees and migrants from West Africa.
    Published: 30 October 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Statistiques_Mauritania_12_August _2012

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    Published: 15 August 2012 (7 years ago)
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    Statistiques_Mauritania_29_July _2012

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    Published: 31 July 2012 (7 years ago)
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    Statistiques_Mauritania_14_July _2012

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    Published: 17 July 2012 (7 years ago)
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    Statistiques de la population réfugiée - 24/06/2012

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    Published: 26 June 2012 (7 years ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Funding Update 22 October 2019

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    Funding
    Published: 22 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Funding Update 14 October 2019

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    Funding
    Published: 14 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Funding Update 02 October 2019

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    Funding
    Published: 2 October 2019 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Funding Update 18 September 2019

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    Funding
    Published: 18 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Funding Update 10 September 2019

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    Funding
    Published: 10 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR: Position on Returns to Mali - 31 July 2019

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    Policy
    Published: 31 July 2019 (8 months ago)
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    BRIEFING - Pacte mondial sur les réfugiés & Forum mondial sur les réfugiés

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    Présentation du PMR et du FMR aux membres du Groupe Multi-sectoriel sur les Réfugiés en Mauritanie
    Published: 26 June 2019 (9 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Regional Durable Solutions Project

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    Infographics
    Published: 19 February 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR - West & Central Africa Map - 12 September

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    Principal refugees, IDPs and Stateless Persons in West & Central Africa
    Published: 13 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Map April-June 2019

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    Populations Forcibly Displaced
    Published: 25 July 2019 (8 months ago)
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    UNHCR Burkina Faso - Populations forcibly displaced in Burkina Faso and neighboring countries

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    Map and Statistics
    Published: 23 July 2019 (8 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Map March 2019

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    Populations Forcibly Displaced
    Published: 14 May 2019 (10 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritanie - Communiqué de presse - Presentation de l'etude RDS a Nouakchott

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    UNHCR Mauritanie - Communiqué de presse - Presentation de l'etude RDS a Nouakchott
    Published: 5 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    L’OIM et le HCR inaugurent un bureau conjoint à Nouadhibou

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    L’OIM et le HCR inaugurent un bureau conjoint à Nouadhibou
    Published: 10 October 2018 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR: Stepping Up

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    Refugee education in crisis
    Published: 31 August 2019 (7 months ago)
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    UNHCR's Global Report 2018

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    In 2018, UNHCR worked closely with other stakeholders, such as the AU-EU-UN Joint Taskforce on migration, to ensure protection for refugees moving in mixed flows from Africa along “the northern route”...
    Published: 24 June 2019 (9 months ago)
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    Rapport de profilage socio-économique des ménages réfugiés du camp de Mbera Mauritanie - Partie 1 : exploration des donnée

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    Profilage socio-économique des ménages réfugiés du camp de Mbera
    Published: 11 February 2019 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - A human rights and peace-building approach to migration governance in the Sahel Clingendael, December 2018

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    In recent years, the Sahel region has attracted the attention of European policy makers aiming to prevent Europe-bound irregular migrants from reaching the Libyan coastline. Policies implemented under...
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    MMC - Mixed Migration Review 2018 Highlights. Essays. Interviews. Data.

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    This first publication of the annual Mixed Migration Review by the Mixed Migration Centre offers a review of mixed migration around the world focusing on key events and policy developments during the ...
    Published: 9 November 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Diagnostic de l’impact des réfugiés sur les populations hôtes

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    Analyse de l’impact des réfugiés et diagnostics participatifs auprès des populations hôtes
    Published: 1 December 2019 (4 months ago)
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    Crossing Paths - A Respondent Driven Sampling survey of migrants and refugees in Nouadhibou, Mauritania

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    Crossing Paths - A Respondent Driven Sampling survey of migrants and refugees in Nouadhibou, Mauritania
    Published: 5 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    Chemins croisés - Une enquête par échantillonnage piloté par les répondants auprès des migrants et des réfugiés à Nouadhibou, Mauritanie

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    Chemins croisés - Une enquête par échantillonnage piloté par les répondants auprès des migrants et des réfugiés à Nouadhibou, Mauritanie
    Published: 5 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    Analyse des chaînes de valeur

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    Identification d’opportunités économiques pour la population du camp de réfugiés de Mbera et les populations hôtes voisines
    Published: 15 August 2018 (1 year ago)
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    MMC - A human rights and peace-building approach to migration governance in the Sahel Clingendael, December 2018

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    In recent years, the Sahel region has attracted the attention of European policy makers aiming to prevent Europe-bound irregular migrants from reaching the Libyan coastline. Policies implemented under...
    Published: 8 January 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR: Position on Returns to Mali - 31 July 2019

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    Policy
    Published: 31 July 2019 (8 months ago)
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    Fact sheet - Mauritania - October 2019

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    Fact sheet - Mauritania - October 2019
    Published: 14 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update

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    موريتانيا 15 يونيو/حزيران 2018
    Published: 12 July 2018 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update - March 2020

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    News and achievements about UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 19 March 2020 (15 days ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update - Janaury 2020

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    News and achievements about UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 15 January 2020 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update - Septembre 2019

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    News and achievements about UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 15 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update - August 2019

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    News and achievements about UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 15 August 2019 (7 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Update April-June 2019

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    Situation Update
    Published: 25 July 2019 (8 months ago)
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    UNHCR West & Central Africa Regional Update | Central Sahel Situation | July - December 2019

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    UNHCR West & Central Africa Regional Update | Central Sahel Situation | July - December 2019
    Published: 27 January 2020 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR: Mauritanian refugees in Senegal and Mali

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    Factsheet
    Published: 27 September 2018 (1 year ago)
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    المستجدات العملياتية موريتانيا 15 سبتمبر/أيلول 2017

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    المستجدات العملياتية موريتانيا 15 سبتمبر/أيلول 2017
    Published: 25 September 2017 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Operational Update

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    News and Achievements on UNHCR operation in Mauritania
    Published: 17 July 2017 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Mali Situation Regional Update #7 March - May 2017

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    Regional Update
    Published: 30 June 2017 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Mauritania Statistics Report

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    Main facts and figures about the Malian refugee population in Mauritania
    Published: 15 March 2018 (2 years ago)
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  • UNHCR Mauritania_Fluctuation des chiffres_Camp Mberra_Janvier 2017

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    Statistiiques
    Published: 31 January 2017 (3 years ago)
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    Livelihood Sector

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    Urgent Funding Needs
    Published: 20 June 2019 (9 months ago)
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    Réponse à la situation des réfugiés en Mauritanie

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    Réunion de planification et présentation de la situation des réfugiés en Mauritanie
    Published: 14 March 2019 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR West & Central Africa Regional Update | Central Sahel Situation | July - December 2019

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    UNHCR West & Central Africa Regional Update | Central Sahel Situation | July - December 2019
    Published: 27 January 2020 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR Regional Bureau for West & Central Africa: Education News #12

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    RBWCA Education News #12 - French
    Published: 3 October 2019 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR: Dialogue régional de protection et de solutions dans le cadre des déplacements forcés au Sahel - Déclaration ministérielle et conclus...

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    Dialogue régional de protection et de solutions dans le cadre des déplacements forcés au Sahel - Déclaration ministérielle et conclusions de Bamako
    Published: 12 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR Regional Bureau for West & Central Africa: Bi-weekly Education Newsletter

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    12 Sept, 2019
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    UNHCR: Aperçu de la situation de protection - Dialogue régional de protection et de solutions dans le cadre des déplacements forcés au Sahe...

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    Aperçu de la situation de protection - Dialogue régional de protection et de solutions dans le cadre des déplacements forcés au Sahel
    Published: 11 September 2019 (6 months ago)
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    Tripartite Nov 2019 Communique

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    Tripartite Nov 2019 Communique
    Published: 22 November 2019 (4 months ago)
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    OCHA Sahel: Dashboard Humanitarian Overview

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    Overview
    Published: 14 November 2019 (4 months ago)
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    INFORM Sahel Sep 2019

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    Index for Risk Management
    Published: 9 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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  • INFORM Sahel Data Sep 2019

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    Index for Risk Management
    Published: 9 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    UNHCR Sahel: G5 Sahel Governments commit to protecting civilians and reducing inter-community violence

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    Press Release
    Published: 9 October 2019 (5 months ago)
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    Malian refugee demography JSON  .CSV 
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      Mauritania
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Nouakchott
    Languages
    ar
    Population
    3,631,775
    Area
    N/A
    GDP
    N/A
    GDP growth
    N/A
    Income level
    N/A
    Gini index
    40.5
    Currency
    MRO
    Literacy rate
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