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  • Internal displacement is also a phenomenon in countries in the EHAGL region and faced by several countries on a large scale. Over 8 million people are currently internally displaced. Efforts are underway to strengthen UNHCR’s role in inter-agency IDP responses in line with the 2019 IDP policy and the High Commissioner’s new Initiative on Internal Displacement which includes Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan. Recent opportunities to pursue solutions for IDPs in the region were bolstered by South Sudan’s accession and Ethiopia and Somalia’s ratification of the African Union Convention on the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa (Kampala Convention).
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  • During 2019, some 220,000 people were granted international protection in the East and Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region (EHAGL), bringing the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers to 4.7 million. The region hosts some 67 per cent of the refugees on the African continent and 20 per cent of the global refugee population. The largest number of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region are from South Sudan, with significant numbers also from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan. Governments have generally continued to maintain open-door asylum policies and embraced the Global Compact on Refugees by adopting progressive national refugee frameworks and promoting the inclusion of refugees into national health, education and social protection systems.
    highlight 19 May 2020 (2 months ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / Eritrea - Refugees / Ethiopia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Sudan - Refugees / Rwanda - Refugees / Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs / South Sudan - IDPs / Burundi - Asylum-Seekers / Somalia - Asylum-Seekers / Burundi - IDPs / Ethiopia - IDPs / Kenya - Refugees / Djibouti - Refugees / Djibouti - Asylum-Seekers / Eritrea - Asylum-Seekers / Ethiopia - Asylum-Seekers / Kenya - Asylum-Seekers / Sudan - Asylum-Seekers / Rwanda - Asylum-Seekers / Djibouti - IDPs / Eritrea - IDPs / Kenya - IDPs / Sudan - IDPs / Rwanda - IDPs
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    Burundi Situation: Population Dashboard - 30 April 2020

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    Regional Overview of Burundian refugee population
    Published: 18 May 2020 (2 months ago)
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    Burundi Situation: Population Dashboard - 31 March 2020

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    Regional Overview of Burundian refugee population
    Published: 14 April 2020 (3 months ago)
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    Rwanda: Population of concern to UNHCR - March 2020

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    Rwanda: Population of concern to UNHCR - March 2020
    Published: 31 March 2020 (4 months ago)
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    2020.03.31 - Operation Data - Rwanda Map

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    2020.03.31 - Operation Data - Rwanda Map
    Published: 31 March 2020 (4 months ago)
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    UNHCR Regional Update - Burundi Situation Jan - Feb 2020

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    UNHCR Regional Update - Burundi Situation Jan - Feb 2020
    Published: 20 March 2020 (4 months ago)
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    Burundi Situation: Population Dashboard - 29 February 2020

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    Regional Overview of Burundian refugee population
    Published: 17 March 2020 (4 months ago)
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    Rwanda - Population Statistics - Feb 2020

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    Population Statistics - UNHCR Rwanda February 2020
    Published: 29 February 2020 (5 months ago)
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    2020.02.29 - Operation Data - Rwanda Map

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    2020.02.29 - Operation Data - Rwanda Map
    Published: 29 February 2020 (5 months ago)
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