Refugees Fleeing Rebellion in Chad Arrive in Northern Nigeria

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LAGOS, NIGERIA: Thousands of people have taken refuge in northern Nigerian, say the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, after fleeing a bloody rebel assault on the Chadian capital of N'Djamena. Hundreds of people died when rebels attacked...(read more)
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Attacks Force UNHCR to Leave Eastern Chad

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ABECHE, CHAD: A series of armed attacks on the UN refugee agency and other aid organizations forced UNHCR on Thursday to evacuate most of its staff from its office in Guereda. In the last 72 hours, five vehicles belonging to...(read more)

UNHCR Continues Operations in Eastern Chad with Reduced Staff: The fighting in Chad has caused at least 20 thousand Chadians to flee to neighboring Cameroon and as many as three thousand to Nigeria. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Red Cross are providing assistance to the new arrivals in Cameroon. (read more)
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