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Government Information about African Refugees
Reports on Refugee Aid (UNHCR): Refugees in Somalia, Refugees in Pakistan, Bataan Refugee Processing Center - 1981
The report covers the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) missions to Somalia, Pakistan, and the Phillipines for evaluation of refugee conditions in each location.
African Refugees - 1989
Document provides details and background for refugee situations in three separate regions of Africa, as well as the United States' role, policy and action.
African Refugee Crisis and the U.S. Response - 1990
Testimonies of officials directly involved in U.S.-African relations show the role that the U.S. must and already does play in assisting refugees.
World Refugee Day: Addressing the Needs of African Refugees - 2007
This hearing entails numerous testimonies about the experiences of African refugees to the U.S. in the early 2000's. The stories detail the progress in certain areas of conflict and the continued need for aid in others.
Chad and the Central African Republic: The Regional Impact of the Darfur Crisis - 2007
With the Darfurian refugee crisis, the U.S. government faces a decision on peacemaking policy for Sudan.
The Foreign-Born Population From Africa: 2008-2012
Nearly a quarter of all immigrants from Africa to the United States in 2010 entered as refugees or received asylum as a result of ethnic conflict or civil war, particularly in countries such as Somalia, Liberia, and Sudan.
Assessing the Consequences of the Failed State of Somalia - 2011
This hearing covers the background and historical government issues creating the influx of refugees from Somalia, and discusses the U.S. policy towards the failed state of Somalia.
Horn of Africa: The Continuing Food, Refugee, and Humanitarian Crisis - 2012
Millions of people are affected by the severe drought and continuous warfare in Eastern Africa. This hearing discusses the humanitarian crisis and level of diverse needs for refugees of the area.
The Central African Republic: From "Pre-Genocide" to Genocide? - 2014
As refugees flee from this region of Africa, this hearing discusses the worsening stages of crisis and inhumane acts committed by the Republic, as well as the changing policies and courses of action required.
Africa's Displaced People - 2015
This hearing examines the various issues faced by the displaced peoples of Africa and the effectiveness of U.S. government efforts to respond with assistance and prevent as many deaths as possible.
Refugees of the fighting in the Central African Republic observe Rwandan soldiers being dropped off at Bangui M'Poko International Airport in the C.A.R. January 19, 2014. Source: Google Images.
Somali refugees fleeing Libya demonstrate at the Choucha refugee camp near the Tunisian border in March 2011. Source: Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images.