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Refugee Camps in Ghana

Refugee Camps in Ghana

These refugee camps in Ghana have given solace to many displaced Africans who survived civil wars

1990

Buduburam Refugee Camp
20 June 1990

Buduburam Refugee Camp

Established in 1990, Buduburam Camp became home to a significant number of Liberian refugees who escaped the civil war. It is one of the largest and longest-standing refugee camps in Ghana. Buduburam offered various services, including schools, clinics, and vocational training centers, aiming to provide education and skills development to residents.

1999

Krisan Refugee Camp
20 June 1999

Krisan Refugee Camp

Krisan Camp was established in 1999 to accommodate refugees from Sudan and Sierra Leone who fled the civil war. It provided basic services like healthcare, education, and livelihood support to help the refugees rebuild their lives until they could safely return home. The camp is located in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region of Ghana.

2011

Ampain Refugee Camp
19 March 2011

Ampain Refugee Camp

The Ampain refugee camp is one of the major refugee camps in Ghana, primarily hosting Liberian refugees who fled during the civil war that lasted from 1989 to 2003. The camp was established on March 19, 2011 and its located in the Ellembelle District in the Western Region of Ghana. The camp provides basic necessities such as shelter, food, water, and healthcare to thousands of displaced individuals.

2011

Egyeikrom Refugee Camp
20 June 2011

Egyeikrom Refugee Camp

Located in the Western Region of Ghana, Egyeikrom Camp hosted refugees from the Ivory Coast during the political unrest that occurred in 2010-2011. The camp provides temporary shelter and humanitarian assistance until the situation stabilized, and the refugees could return to their home country.

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