Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Refugees in Malaysia


Refugees in Malaysia


Refugees and asylum-seekers in Malaysia,

registered with UNHCR, 2008


Country

Numbers

Myanmar

36500

Sri Lanka

1900

Somalia

580

Iraq

570

Total

41400

Source: Malay Mail, from: www.unhcr.org.my


Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Malaysia, 2006


Refugees and Asylum Seekers

152700

Philippines

66800

Myanmar

53000

Indonesia

30000

New Refugees & Asylum Seekers

10900

Involuntary Departures

210 -1000

Voluntary Departures

700

Malaysia as Source

200

Source: < http://www.une.edu.au/asiacenter/No18.pdf >

From: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - World Refugee Survey 2006 Country Report,Malaysia

< http://www.refugees.org/countryreports.aspx?subm=&ssm=&cid=1595 >




2 comments:

Nina said...

was here today..
^^

sha said...

Have you read this?
http://fiftyrefugees.wordpress.com/

and they say malaysia is progessing... got a few vietnamese friends who were refugees in malaysia... u dont want to know their stories.