Tuesday, July 22, 2003

SOMALIA: UNHCR resumes repatriation to Puntland
NAIROBI, 22 Jul 2003 (IRIN) - A suspended operation to repatriate Somali refugees from Kenya to the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, northeastern Somalia, resumed at the weekend, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said.

In a statement, it said the repatriation restarted on 19 July after a two-month suspension caused by lack of funds for the flights to Somalia.MORE

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