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31 May 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
Apprentices become partners as Afghan refugee and Iranian team up

After vocational training with UNHCR, auto apprentice Abbas met intern Danial and the two launched their own repair shop employing refugees...

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27 May 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
UNHCR calls for continued engagement and increased support for Afghanistan

UNHCR is calling for greater support from the international community for Afghanistan’s people, including those displaced...

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25 May 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
Government of Pakistan delivers first new biometric identity smartcards to Afghan refugees

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) issued today the first new biometric identity smartcards...

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15 April 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
Pakistan launches ‘drive’ to issue smartcards to registered Afghan refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the launch today of a country-wide campaign in Pakistan to verify and update the data...

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06 April 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran’s health insurance scheme

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect refugees and host communities in the Islamic Republic of Iran, UNHCR...

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29 March 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
UNHCR: Stabilization will require increased support for Afghanistan’s returning refugees

UNHCR is urging stronger investment in Afghanistan as the country stands before a critical juncture for peace and development...

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03 July 2020  |  Source: UNHCR
UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation to achieve a decade of hope not despair

UNHCR is calling for targeted investments inside Afghanistan and in refugee-hosting Iran and Pakistan...

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14 April 2020  |  Source: UNHCR
Coronavirus – Now is not the time to forget Afghanistan and its neighbours

UNHCR urges greater support to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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11 February 2020  |  Source: UNHCR
Four decades and counting: An urgent need to rekindle hope for millions of Afghan refugees

UNHCR is calling on the world not to let hope fade for millions of displaced Afghans...

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16 December 2019  |  Source: UNHCR
Ending the Afghan exile

Some 2.7 million Afghans live as refugees abroad. Their future depends on solidarity and action today...

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