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16 July 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
Skills training builds futures for refugees and Pakistanis alike

In Quetta, Pakistan, Nida and her fellow trainees are gaining vocational skills, equipping them to take advantage of new livelihoods opportunities...

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13 July 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

UNHCR is warning of a looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan as the escalating conflict brings increased human suffering and civilian displacement...

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08 June 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
Iran policy change gives refugees access to banking services

UNHCR welcomes the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s recent move to formalize access to banking services – including debit cards...

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31 May 2021  |  Source: UNHCR
Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts

UNHCR is calling for a renewed commitment from the international community to stand in solidarity with millions of Afghans...

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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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