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World Refugee Survey: 2007

Welcome to the online version of the 2007 edition, sections of which are accessible in PDF.


Key Statistics
Refugees and Asylum Seekers Worldwide (as of December 31, 2006)
Warehoused Refugee Populations (as of December 31, 2006)
Format for Country Updates and Grading Criteria
Inventory of Refugee Rights
Alternatives to Warehousing
Principal Sources and Hosts of Refugees
Refugees and Asylum Seekers Worldwide 1998 to 2006
Major Returns and New Refugees
Ratios of Refugees to Host Country Populations and Distribution by Host Income
Contributions to International Refugee Aid Agencies
Resettlement by Country
Research Contributors


“President Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006),” by Eskinder Negash 


"The Silent Surge," by Lavinia Limón

Country Updates

Algeria to Congo-Brazzaville

 Algeria  Benin  Central African Republic
 Angola  Burundi  Chad
 Australia  Cameroon  China
 Bangladesh  Canada  Congo-Brazzaville

Congo-Kinshasa to India

 Congo-Kinshasa  Ethiopia  Ghana
 Côte d'Ivoire  Europe  Guinea
 Ecuador  Gambia  India

Iran to Namibia

 Iran  Kenya  Malaysia
 Iraq  Lebanon  Mauritania
 Israeli-occupied territories  Liberia  Namibia

Nepal to Sierra Leone

 Nepal  Russian Federation  Senegal
 Niger  Rwanda  Serbia
 Pakistan  Saudi Arabia  Sierra Leone

South Africa to Zambia

 South Africa  Thailand  Vietnam
 Sudan  Uganda  Yemen
 Syria  United States  Zambia
 Tanzania  Venezuela  

A big thank you to our 2007 World Refugee Survey sponsors! 

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