357,450 S.Sudanese refugees return home in 3 yrs: UNHCR

357,450 S.Sudanese refugees return home in 3 yrs: UNHCR

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United Nations, Jan 22 The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that 357,450 South Sudanese refugees have returned home ...

United Nations, Jan 22 The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that 357,450 South Sudanese refugees have returned home from other regional countries since November 2017.

According to the UNHCR and South Sudan's Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) monthly update for December 2020 issued on Thursday, some 236,764 refugees out of the figure returned following signing of the revitalized peace agreement in October 2018, reports Xinhua news agency.

The report said that the majority (61 per cent) of the spontaneous refugee returnees were from Sudan, while 23 per cent returned from Ethiopia.

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