Last returnees flight may have landed
25 October 1999
East Timor - There was an influx of 641 returnees to Maliana on Monday and MSF undertook medical supervision from a mobile clinic at the Catholic School as well as an out patients department (OPD) at the hospital. At the Baucau location, MSF was involved in a vaccination campaign between October 17-24. In total, 1,807 people with 500 children were vaccinated. WEST TIMOR There are currently only 200 persons remaining at the Gor Stadium. Organised returns have continued and reports are that there have been 10,271 UNHCR organised returns. According to the UNHCR in Dili, there have been another 4,000 spontaneous returns. The Tuesday flight from Denpasar to Baucau is thought to have been the last flight until the rain season passes. However returnees arriving in Dili by boat should continue. Boats are expected Wednesday (October 28), Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.