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Nigeria: UNHCR Nigeria: Refugee Returnees - Situation Dashboard (From 01st January to 31st March 2019)

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria
UNHCR, in partnership with Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has carried out registration since August 2015 at border control points in the North East. The refugee returnees are returning to Nigeria from Cameroon, Niger and Chad. So far,11,140 individuals have been registered by Nigeria Immigration Service from January through March 2019, comprised of 5,766 households(HHs). 84% of the refugee returnees report to have been unregisteredwith authorities in the country of asylum. 15% of the refugee returnee households (848 individuals) report that they did not return voluntarily back to Nigeria. UNHCR Nigeria is working closely with partners to implement a comprehensive response strategy, including providing targeted assistance to returning Nigerians, developing the capacity of key stakeholders to the response


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