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Eritrea

For information about our work in Eritrea:

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For up-to-date information about our programmes and operations in Eritrea, including funding level and donor contributions, visit Global Focus, UNHCR's reporting portal.

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Office contact details

The UNHCR Representative in Eritrea

Street Address:
Campo Polo Meteten St. 1A754, House no. 35, Asmara, Eritrea

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1995, Asmara, Eritrea

Phone:
+41 22 739 7294

Fax:
+41 22 739 7295

Email:
[email protected]

Time zone:
GMT +3

Working hours

  • Monday: 8:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday: 8:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday: 8:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday: 8:00 - 18:00
  • Friday: 8:00 - 13:30
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Public holidays

  • 1 January 2023, New Year's Day
  • 7 January 2023, Eritrean Christmas
  • 14 April 2023, Good Friday (National)
  • 22 April 2023, Eid Alfetir
  • 24 May 2023, Independence day
  • 20 June 2023, Martyr's Day
  • 29 June 2023, Ed Aladha
  • 1 September 2023, Armed Struggle Day
  • 25 December 2023, Christmas (International)

Office contact details

The UNHCR Representative in Eritrea

Street Address:
Campo Polo Meteten St. 1A754, House no. 35, Asmara, Eritrea
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1995, Asmara, Eritrea
Telephone:
Facsimile:
41 22 739 7295
Time Zone:
GMT + 3
Working Hours
Monday: 8:00 - 18:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 18:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 18:00
Friday: 8:00 - 13:30
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed
Public Holidays:
01 January 2022, New Year's Day
07 January 2022, Eritrean Christmas
22 April 2022, Good Friday
02 May 2022, Eid Alfetir
24 May 2022, Independence Day
20 June 2022, Martyr's Day
09 July 2022, Ed Aladha
01 September 2022, Armed Struggle Day
25 December 2022, Christmas