Prime Minister receives UNHCR representative in Algeria

Shaheed El Hafed, 13 Nov 2016 (SPS) Prime Minister Abdel Kader Taleb Omr received the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Algeria, Hamdi Bukhari, in the presence of the President of the Saharawi Red Crescent (SRC), Bouhoubeini Yahya.

Boukhari said his visit to the Sahrawi refugee camps aims to inform the Saharawi Prime Minister about the latest developments in the humanitarian field and all recent initiatives undertaken by UNHCR.

"We discussed during the meeting issues related to the suffering of the Sahrawis and how to ease them and redouble efforts in the field of mobilization of resources to provide more humanitarian support to the Saharawi refugees," he added.

For his part, the president of the SRC expressed his gratitude for the great efforts made by UNHCR since last year, especially after the floods which affected the Saharawi refugee camps, asserting the difficulty of the challenges facing the humanitarian action. (SPS)

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