SUDAN WATCH: UNHCR main donors' delegation wraps up visit to Sudan

Saturday, October 17, 2009

UNHCR main donors' delegation wraps up visit to Sudan

During the past seven days, UNHCR main donors' delegation visited refugee camps in Faw -5, Shigrab, Um Gadoor, Wad Sharifai which are camps hosting over 350 thousand refugees.

The group also visited West Darfur state where it got acquainted with the situation of the internally displaced persons in the area of Al Genaina and Habila. 

It also paid a visit to southern Sudan where it inspected the voluntary return programmes implementation as well as the reintegration prorammes in Juba and Abyei. 

The delegation includes beside Sudanese government, and UNHCR officials, the representatives of Canada, EC, Finland, France, Germany, France, Japan, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Source: Sudan Vision Daily (SUNA) Saturday, October 17, 2009 -
UNHCR Main Donors' Delegation Wraps up Visit to Sudan
The Refugees (UNHCR) Delegation of main donors ended its seven day visit to the Sudan during which it was briefed on the refugees programmers in the Sudan and the assistance provided by the UNHCR in Eastern Sudan and in Darfur area.

The UNHCR commissioner Peter de Clerc has pointed out in a press statement that the delegation held talks with government officials, UN representatives and partners of the non governmental organizations NGOs and also listened to some individual refugees and internally displaced persons in the areas visited.

He said the delegation visited refugee camps in Faw -5, Shigrab, Um Gadoor, Wad Sharifai which are camps hosting over 350 thousand refugees. It also paid a visit to southern Sudan where it inspected the voluntary return programmes implementation as well as the reintegration prorammes in Juba and Abyei. The team also got acquainted with the rapid intervention operations currently underway and which benefits refugees from the Republic of Congo.

The group also visited West Darfur state where it got acquainted with the situation of the internally displaced persons in the area of Al Genaina and Habila. 
The delegation includes beside Sudanese government, and UNHCR officials, the representatives of Canada, EC, Finland, France, Germany, France, Japan, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

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