Voluntary repatriation may be one solution for refugees who have made the brave decision to return home. Together with the country of origin and international community, UNHCR strives to facilitate their choice through ‘go-and-see’ visits, education, legal aid, and family reunification. Our efforts have helped hundreds of thousands of people to return home to countries like Angola and Somalia.

For those who cannot return, either because of continued conflict, wars or persecution, resettlement in another country is one alternative. To aid this