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  • At the start of the lockdown, more than 550 vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers hosted in shelters and urban areas of Medenine, Zarzis, Sfax and Tataouine received food vouchers until the end of March, in order to avoid further gatherings.
    highlight 31 Mar 2020 (1 month ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • Six persons detained in the Al Wardia Reception and Orientation Center were able to access asylum procedures, be released and registered, thanks to the collaboration between UNHCR and the Direction of Borders and Foreigners (DFE).
    highlight 31 Mar 2020 (1 month ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • A study visit was organized to Greece from 12 to 15 February with a group of Government officials from various Ministries (Interior, Defence, Foreign Affairs, Social Affairs), Parliament, and the Presidency.
    highlight 29 Feb 2020 (2 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • UNHCR launched an intensive registration exercise in order to reduce backlog (1,600 individuals) and thus shorten waiting time for refugees and asylum seekers.
    highlight 31 Jan 2020 (3 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • During 2019, UNHCR registered 2,066 new refugees and asylum seekers, resulting in an increase of 155% of the overall registered population within one year.
    highlight 31 Dec 2019 (4 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • During the year 2019, 420 refugee and asylum seeker households received multi-purpose cash assistance, which they used to buy clothes or essential household products.
    highlight 31 Dec 2019 (4 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • Some 79 refugee and asylum-seeker students enrolled in primary and secondary education received a one-time grant equivalent to 70 USD to pay for school fees and school material.
    highlight 31 Oct 2019 (6 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • Around 1,970 weekly food vouchers with a value of USD 10 (TND 30) were distributed to refugees and asylum-seekers in shelters and urban areas during the month of September, allowing them to locally purchase food of their choice.
    highlight 30 Sep 2019 (7 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • UNHCR welcomes funding contribution from United States of America to UNHCR Tunisia Operation.
    highlight 09 Jul 2019 (10 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees
  • As of 30 June 2019, 2,073 persons of concern were registered with UNHCR Tunisia, an increase of 38 per cent since the beginning of the year (1,290 persons).
    highlight 30 Jun 2019 (10 months ago)
    Tunisia / Tunisia - Refugees