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UNHCR seeing significant returns of internally displaced amid Syria's continuing conflict - UNHCR

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 30 June 2017 | Français | عربي. In the badly damaged Al-Shaar neighbourhood ...and more »

Humanitarian crises, terrorism and refugees - Arab News

World Refugee Day fell on June 20. Marking the event, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) stated in its latest report on global trends that an unprecedented 65.6 million people were uprooted from their homes by conflict and persecution by the end of 2016 ...and more »

Nearly half a million Syrians return to own homes this year: UNHCR - Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes so far this year, including 440,000 internally displaced people and more than 31,000 returning from neighboring countries, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday. Most ...and more »

Syria war: Almost 500000 refugees return in 2017 - UN - BBC News

Almost 500,000 Syrians have returned to their homes this year, the UN says, describing this as a "notable trend". The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says more than 440,000 internally displaced Syrians and about 31,000 of those who fled abroad have now come ...and more »

Syrian refugees return home in the hundreds of thousands, UN says - Middle East Eye

Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, mainly to find family members and check on property, the UN refugee agency said Friday. The agency said it had seen "a notable trend of spontaneous returns to ...and more »

Nearly Half a Million Displaced Got to Go Back Home in Syria: UNHCR - The Wire

Syrian Refugees have been displaces internally and all across Europe due to the civil war. File picture of Syrian regugees from Budapest. Credit: Flickr/Freedom House. Geneva: Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes so far this year ...and more »

Challenges abound as 'significant' numbers of displaced return within Syria, warns UNHCR - UN News Centre

Three girls, one of them a ten-year-old, walk along a debris-strewn street in Al-Tabqa city, Syria. Along with her family, the ten-year-old recently returned to their home after being uprooted several times. May 2017. 30 June 2017. Citing “significant ...and more »

Nearly half a million displaced Syrians return home: UN - Aljazeera.com

About 440,000 people displaced within the country returned to their homes since January, UN refugee agency says. 1 Jul 2017. Nearly half a million displaced Syrians return home: UN. An estimated 260,000 refugees have returned to Syria from neighbouring ...and more »

UN cites 'notable trend' of displaced Syrians returning home - The Times of Israel

Syrian refugees walk on their way back to the Syrian city of Jarabulus on September 7, 2016 at Karkamis crossing gate, in the southern region of Kilis, Turkey. (AFP/Bulent Kilic). GENEVA — Nearly a half-million people who were displaced within Syria ...and more »

UN: Nearly half-million displaced Syrians returned home in 2017 - Washington Examiner

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Friday announced that nearly a half-million people who had fled their home in Syria due to the civil war have returned since the beginning of the year. About 440,000 internally displaced people and ...and more »