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  • Snail farmers make trails in refugee income generation project

    news By Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, Liberia, 14 May 2012 (8 years ago )
    SACLEPEA REFUGEE CAMP, Liberia, May 14 (UNHCR) – Papa Tokpa Sadia, 45, is all smiles as he picks up a snail and explains how it is extracted from its shell to prepare a meal. "Snail meat is very delicious and nutritious," says the Ivorian, who is learning how to rear and harvest the tasty gastrop...
  • Liberian fisherman returns to lost family as refugee status deadline looms

    news By Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, Liberia, 15 May 2012 (8 years ago )
    Fisherman Joseph regains his smile as he gets ready to rejoin his family in Liberia. CONAKRY, Guinea, May 15 (UNHCR) – During almost 20 years of exile in Guinea, Joseph did not know if his family was alive or dead. When he recently found out by chance that they had survived the attack that cause...
  • UNHCR fulfils promise to Counties hosting Ivorian refugees - donates vehicles, earmarks US$ 2M for projects

    news By Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, Liberia, 16 May 2012 (8 years ago )
    In fulfilment of a promise made during the Ivorian refugee influx into Liberia more than a year ago, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has donated six brand new vehicles, including two ambulances and four Toyota LC 200 Land Cruisers, to Liberia’s border counties hosting Ivori...
  • More than 1,600 Liberians return in one day

    news By Sulaiman Momodu, in Monrovia, Liberia, 31 Jul 2012 (8 years ago )
    MONROVIA, Liberia, July 31 (UNHCR) – A month after their refugee status ended, more than 1,600 Liberians have returned home in the single-largest movements in recent years. Last Friday, 1,566 Liberians were brought home on buses and barges from neighbouring Côte d'Ivoire. Another 79 were flown f...
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  • UNHCR completes repatriation of 155,000 Liberians

    news Sulaiman Momodu in Monrovia, 04 Jan 2013 (7 years ago )
    MONROVIA, Liberia, January 4 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has completed its successful repatriation of more than 155,000 Liberians, 23 years after the start of the civil war in their homeland that made them into refugees. The final 724 Liberians were helped home from Guinea on the last weekend...
  • Repatriation of refugees from Liberia to Côte d'Ivoire picks up this year

    news UNHCR - Abidjan, 23 May 2013 (7 years ago )
    In the first four months of 2013, some 7,300 Ivorians returned home with UNHCR's help from neighbouring Liberia under a voluntary repatriation programme launched in October 2011. "At this rate, UNHCR anticipates that up to 10,000 refugees will come back before the rainy season starts at the end of J...
  • “ Les miliciens, mercenaires et criminels ne sont pas considérés comme des réfugiés ” Ann Encontre

    news FRATERNITE MATIN, 03 Jun 2013 (7 years ago )
    Depuis les dernières attaques à l’ouest de la Côte d’Ivoire, le Hcr a suspendu le rapatriement des réfugiés par Toulepleu. Dans cet entretien, sa représentante en Côte d’Ivoire en explique les raisons et définit le statut des miliciens et mercenaires. Nous avons remarqué que, depuis quelque temps,...
  • Tabou : L’ASAPSU-UNHCR soulage les réfugiés

    news ASAPSU, 04 Jun 2013 (7 years ago )
    Promouvoir l’intégration et la réintégration locale des réfugiés, des retournés et des rapatriés, est l’une des missions essentielles de l’Association de Soutien à l’Autopromotion Sanitaire Urbaine (ASAPSU), partenaire de l’UN-HCR. C’est dans ce cadre que l’ASAPSU a organisé une série de cérémonies ...
  • Retour des refugiés ivoiriens : Le ministère des Affaires étrangères et Saara forment les journalistes et la société civile

    news SAARA, 12 Jun 2013 (7 years ago )
    Un atelier de renforcement des capacités à l’attention des organisations de la société civile , des journalistes et des organes de régulation de la presse s’est tenu hier mardi 11 juin à la salle de conférence de la représentation du bureau international du travail (Bit) à Abidjan. Il s’agissait de ...