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10 April 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
UNHCR and WFP help refugee children in Iran stay in school and reach for their dreams

UNHCR and WFP help refugee children stay in school and reach for their dreams...

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08 April 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
Beekeeping by Afghan refugees helps boost Pakistan's honey business

High in Pakistan's rolling hills, a mountain valley is a refuge not only for bees, but also refugees from Afghanistan...

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23 March 2022  |  Source: UNDP
Cash-for-work schemes build a road to resilience for Afghans

Displaced by conflict, 35-year-old Jailan has been out of work these last few weeks. Like most people in Afghanistan, he is struggling to earn a living as a consequence of...

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17 March 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
UN High Commissioner for Refugees appeals for global engagement to address Afghanistan’s needs

Declaring that the world must deliver sustained support to the people of Afghanistan, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, appealed for...

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08 March 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
Afghan refugee psychiatrist offering care in local community in Pakistan

Using her personal experiences and training, Dr. Silsila Sherzad helps to heal mental trauma among refugees and Pakistanis in Quetta, Pakistan...

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17 February 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
Afghan refugee removes obstacles barring kids with disabilities from school

In Pakistan, Jamil provides wheelchairs to get refugees with disabilities into the classroom and give them a shot at a future...

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03 February 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
Statement by Indrika Ratwatte, UNHCR Asia Director, to the Canadian House of Commons' Special Committee on Afghanistan

Since the events of last August, UNHCR and other organizations working on the ground have been warning of a humanitarian catastrophe...

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19 January 2022  |  Source: European Union
Coronavirus: Over 2.2 million vaccine doses delivered to Afghan refugees in Iran

Over 2.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in Iran to ensure the protection of Afghan refugees residing in the country...

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11 January 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
OCHA/UNHCR press release on the launch of the 2022 Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and the Afghanistan Situation Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRP)

The United Nations and non-governmental organizations will today launch joint response plans aiming to deliver vital humanitarian relief...

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10 January 2022  |  Source: UNHCR
Displaced Afghan families return to destruction and hunger in Helmand

Economic collapse and drought mean that tens of thousands of displaced Afghans who have returned home are facing severe hunger this winter...

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