Angola Repatriation: Antonio returns home after 40 years in DR Congo
"I feel joy when I think that I will go home. It's better to be a citizen of your country than a refugee in another country," says 66-year-old returnee.
UNHCR stresses that repatriation of Somalis from Kenya must be voluntary
The understanding was reaffirmed when Kenyan and Somali refugee commissioners visited Dadaab refugee camp-complex to discuss the repatriation process.
Ivorian refugee repatriation from Liberia this year tops 10,000 mark
UNHCR hopes to facilitate the repatriation of 16,000 refugees from Liberia to areas such as Toulepleu, Tabou and Danane in western Côte d'Ivoire.
Repatriation of refugees from Liberia to Côte d'Ivoire picks up this year
In the first four months of this year, some 7,300 Ivorians returned home with UNHCR's help from Liberia under a voluntary repatriation programme.
UNHCR steps up repatriation from Liberia to Côte d'Ivoire
UNHCR repatriates a group of almost 550 Ivorian refugees from the Liberian counties of Nimba and Grand Gedeh, marking a stepped up repatriation.
UNHCR dismayed at forced repatriation of Iraqis; reports increase in flight of Iraqi Christians
UNHCR dismayed at the continued forced repatriation by European countries of Iraqis. The agency notes a significant increase in Christians fleeing Baghdad.
UNHCR resumes repatriation of Congolese refugees from Burundi
UNHCR resumes the assisted repatriation of Congolese refugees from Burundi to South Kivu province after a hiatus of more than two years due to insecurity.
UNHCR resumes repatriation of Mauritanian refugees in Senegal
UNHCR transports 121 Mauritanian refugees by vehicle and boat from Senegal to their homeland, resuming a stalled repatriation operation.
Repatriation of Burundians from Congo launched with convoy of 240
UNHCR starts to repatriate Burundian refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a first group of 244 people taken across the border.
Repatriation of Congolese from Zambia reaches 40,000; camps to close
The number of Congolese refugees repatriated from neighbouring Zambia by UNHCR since 2007 has topped the 40,000 mark.