Colombia

Colombia: UN refugee agency pledges aid to partner whose premises burned down

The United Nations refugee agency today pledged funding and other aid to one of its key partners in Colombia whose premises were burned down over the weekend, apparently in an arson attack.

UN refugee agency opens more offices in Colombia to cope with 3 million displaced

The United Nations refugee agency is opening two more field offices in Colombia, the country with the largest population of concern to the agency, to help cope with the crisis facing some 3 million people driven from their homes by more than 40 years of fighting between the Government, leftist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries.