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Refugees in Niger

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174,232
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
Source - UNHCR, Government 
All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Nigeria UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  68.2%
118,868
Mali UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  31.5%
54,961
Chad UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.1%
165
Dem. Rep. of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.0%
74
Others UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.0%
69
Central African Rep. UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.0%
59
Côte d'Ivoire UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.0%
36


Nigerian refugees since 2015 JSON  .CSV 
Malian refugees since 2012 JSON  .CSV 
Refugees from Mali JSON 
Source - UNHCR, Government
All refugees by location JSON  .CSV 
Location name Source Data date Population
Abala Refugee Camp UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  8.7%
15,072
Ayourou UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.3%
468
Diffa Region Government, UNHCR 31 Mar 2019
  68.2%
118,868
Intikane Hosting Area UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  10.4%
18,058
Mangaize Refugee Camp UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  4.0%
6,996
Niamey UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  2.4%
4,187
Tabareybarey Refugee Camp UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  6.1%
10,583


Nigerian refugees in Diffa Region JSON  .CSV 
118,868
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
Source - Government 
IDPs in Diffa Region JSON  .CSV 
104,288
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
Source - Government 
Returned Niger nationals from Nigeria JSON  .CSV 
25,731
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
Source - Government 
IDPs in Tillabéri et Tahoua Regions JSON  .CSV 
70,305
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
Source - Government 
Asylum seekers JSON  .CSV 
4,171
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
Source - UNHCR, Government 
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    New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants

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    Southbound Mixed Movement to Niger: an analysis of changing dynamics and policy responses

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    UNHCR Nigeria Situation Funding Update 22 January 2019

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      Highlights
    Violence displaces more than 50,000 in western Niger this year https://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2018/12/5c122b944/violence-displaces-50000-western-niger-year.html
    13 Dec 2018
       Situations related to this country
    • Niger - Mali Situation

      Following violence, hostilities, human rights violations and a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in the northern part of Mali since January 2012, large numbers of Malians have been seeking refuge in Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger or displaced internally.

    • Niger - Nigeria Situation

      Northern Nigeria’s conflict with Boko Haram spilled over to the Lake Chad Basin region, where Nigerian refugees are hosted since 2014, causing large scale forced displacement and an unprecedented humanitarian emergency in Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

    • Niger - Stateless in West Africa

      According to UNHCR estimates, statelessness affects millions of people worldwide, at least 700,000 of which are in West Africa. There are many factors contributing to the risk of statelessness in the region, which suggest that the population at risk is very large.

    • Niger - Asylum and Migration in West Africa

      Mixed movements refer to complex population flows: people using the same routes and modes of transportation to travel, but moving for different reasons, and with different needs. In these flows, refugees move alongside people fleeing financial hardship. West Africa is a place of complex mixed movements, inside the region or from the region to other parts of the world, such as Europe through the Central Mediterranean route.

    • Niger - Voluntary Return of Ivorian Refugees

      Today, there are 22,000 Ivorian refugees hosted in West Africa. Since 2011, UNHCR has facilitated the voluntary return in safety and dignity of over 70,000 Ivorian refugees and and continues to do so.


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    UNHCR: First group of refugees evacuated from new departure facility in Libya

    UNHCR, 06 Dec 2018

    Geneva, 6 December 2018 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in coordination with Libyan authorities, evacuated 133 refugees from Libya to Niger today after hosting them at a Gathering and Departure Facility (GDF) in Tripoli which opened on Tuesday. Most evacuees, including 81 women and children, were ... Read more

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    Destination Europe: Evacuation

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    Niger: feu vert au déploiement de drones tueurs américains

    RFI, 05 Nov 2017

    Des drones tueurs seront bientôt opérationnels au Niger. Depuis la mort de quatre bérets verts américains, près de la frontière malienne, le Niger et les Etats-Unis réfléchissent aux moyens appropriés pour faire payer aux islamistes leur audace. Le gouvernement nigérien vient de donner son feu vert ... Read more

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    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Niamey
    Languages
    fr
    Population
    19,899,000
    Area
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    Income level
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    Gini index
    34.6
    Currency
    XOF
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