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Kabul [Afghanistan], January 10 (ANI): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) High Commissioner Filippo Grandi has said that the Taliban has to fulfil some promises if they want their financial resources to be unfrozen.
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New York [US], December 29 (ANI): At least 31 people lost their lives in three separate shipwrecks over the course of four days last week in the Aegean Sea, and an unknown number are still missing, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.
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New York [US], December 9 (ANI): The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated the already delicate living conditions of refugees and migrants from Venezuela and substantial funds are needed to meet their increasing needs, say UN rights experts.
New York [US], December 9 (ANI): The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed outrage over an attack on a convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in which one of its vehicles was hit, wounding three staff members.
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New York [US], December 1 (ANI): The UN refugee agency UNHCR said it is "appalled by a series of deadly attacks" on displaced people in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), its spokesperson told journalists on Tuesday in Geneva.
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New York [US], November 25 (ANI): Urgent action is needed to avoid a repeat of tragedies like this week's drowning of at least 27 people in the English Channel, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.
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Tripoli [Libya], November 20 (ANI/Xinhua): A total of 302 illegal migrants have been rescued at sea and returned to Libya, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday.
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New York [US], November 13 (ANI): Amid growing concerns about the plight of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the Poland-Belarus border, the UN rights office and UN refugee agency on Friday urged all parties to respect human rights and refrain from using them for political ends.
New York [US], November 12 (ANI): As more people flee violence, insecurity and the effects of climate change, the number forcibly displaced now exceeds 84 million globally, according to new data released on Thursday by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.
Kinshasa [DR Congo], November 10 (ANI): Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced at least 11,000 people to flee to neighbouring Uganda since Sunday night, representing the largest refugee influx in a single day for more than a year, the UN refugee agency,
Geneva [Swizerland], November 7 (ANI): Underlining the clear link between climate-related emergencies and forced displacement, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Sunday implored leaders to change words to action and step up support to mitigate loss and damage due to climate change in the most
Geneva [Switzerland], November 7 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Sunday deplored violence that broke out during a demonstration outside its main office in Tripoli, Libya, in which at least three persons were attacked, with one person taken to hospital.