Head count of resettled refugees reaches 22,000


Oct. 18: Nearly 22,000 Bhutanese refugees living in eastern Nepal have been resettled in the United States and other seven western countries in past one and half years.

According to United Nations High Commission for Refugee, among the 21,920 refugees from seven camps in Morang and Jhapa districts, 19,076 were resettled in the United States, 937 in Australia, 876 in Canada, 310 in Norway, 305 in Denmark, 294 in New Zealand and 122 in the Netherlands.


  1. Why do you take figure from UNHCR, IoM is the agencies they placed in different countries.
    UNHCR is busy collecting bribe and pushing Nepali citizens. They must change whole Nepali working there other wise no genneune people will go abroad.