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Resettlement of Refugees from Bhutan passes 75,000 mark
Abstract:
Six-year-old Yagandra Kami flew to Pennsylvania in the United States on Wednesday, becoming the 75,000th refugee from Bhutan to be resettled from Nepal under a major resettlement program launched in November 2007. "Today we celebrate this turning point and look back the long way we have come from number one,”said Maurizio Busatti, Chief of Mission of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Nepal. “Our efforts will continue unabated to prepare the last refugee to settle into his/her new life. IOM is committed to nurturing theteam spirit and the model partnership that has marked this program from the start and is at the basis of today’s result”.
Publisher: UNHCR-IOM Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
REFUGEES, RESETTLEMENT, MIGRATION, HEALTH, COUNSELLING, REFUGEE CAMPS
Thematic Group:
UNHCR, (2012)
Thesaurus:
13.01.00 - Protection Of And Assistance To Refugees And Displaced Persons
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Resettlement of Refugees from Bhutan passes 75,000 mark (IOM UNHCR Joint Press Release)
Abstract:
Six-year-old Yagandra Kami flew to Pennsylvania in the United States on Wednesday, becoming the 75,000th refugee from Bhutan to be resettled from Nepal under a major resettlement program launched in November 2007. "Today we celebrate this turning point and look back the long way we have come from number one,”said Maurizio Busatti, Chief of Mission of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Nepal. “Our efforts will continue unabated to prepare the last refugee to settle into his/her new life. IOM is committed to nurturing theteam spirit and the model partnership that has marked this program from the start and is at the basis of today’s result”.Under one of the largest and successful resettlement program,more than 63,400 of the refugees have begun new lives in the United States.The other countries to accept refugees are Australia(3,837), Canada(5,296), Denmark(724), New Zealand(710), the Netherlands(326), Norway(546), and the United Kingdom(257).
Publisher: UNHCR Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM, UNHCR, 2012
Thematic Group:
UNHCR, (2012)
Thesaurus:
13.01.00 - Protection Of And Assistance To Refugees And Displaced Persons
PDF | File Size: 185 KB   Download
Feeder: SHOVA GIRI, Editor: ANJANA SHRESTHA, Auditor:
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