Close sites icon close
Search form

Search for the country site.

Country profile

Country website

World Refugee Day 2002: Eritrea

World Refugee Day 2002: Eritrea

20 June 2002

UNHCR staff register refugees at the Douma registration center on the outskirts of Damascus. Registering with UNHCR ensures that the most vulnerable refugees receive aid.

In Asmara, a music festival took place for diplomats, government officials, and NGO workers, with the participation of Somali refugee musicians.

World Refugee Day was also celebrated in Somali and Sudanese refugee camps. Refugees presented cultural performances and dramas.