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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. Photo: UNICEF/Souleiman. Tweet ...and more »

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 »

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 »

Coming home: Nearly half a million displaced Syrians return to Aleppo, Hama, Homs and Damascus - The New Arab

Since January, about 440,000 people who had been displaced within the war-ravaged country had returned to their homes, mainly in Aleppo, Hama, Homs and Damascus. Tags: Syria, Syria war, Syrians, refugees, Bashar al-Assad, UN. Nearly half a million ...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 »

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 »

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. (John Wreford/Bloomberg). The United Nations ...and more »

'Notable trend' of people returning home in Syria: UN refugee agency - CTV News

GENEVA -- Nearly a half-million people who were displaced within Syria by the war have returned to their homes, the UN refugee agency said Friday, pointing to a "notable trend of spontaneous returns" this year. UNHCR says aid agencies estimate that ...and more »

War in Syria: Almost Half a Million Syrian Refugees Return Home to Look for Their Loved Ones - Newsweek

Syrian refugees Turkey Syrian refugees living in Turkey wait to register at the Bab al-Salam crossing, near the city of Azaz, in northern Syria, on June 18. Nearly half a million internally displaced Syrians and 31,000 refugees from neighboring ...and more »

UN: 'Significant Number' of Displaced Syrians Returning Home - Voice of America

Almost a half-million displaced Syrians have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, mostly to check on property and relatives, according to estimates from the United Nations. The U.N. refugee agency said Friday it had seen a "notable ...and more »