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Geneva [Switzerland], October 16 (ANI): Amid the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday, urged countries to step up reunification for Afghans whose families remain in the country or who are displaced across the region.
Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): The international community cannot look away from the multiple crises unfolding in Afghanistan, said a UN official, adding that Hunger the plight of women and girls, the looming economic crisis and COVID-19 remain alarming and require urgent action.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], October 13 (ANI): The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is worsening, and funding for emergency aid is urgently needed to help 20 million people there.
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 12 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has provided 500 emergency tents and thousands of core relief sets to Balochistan's provincial government for families affected by the earthquake that struck the region on October 7.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], September 23 (ANI): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) High Commissioner Filippo Grandi was shocked by images of the deplorable conditions of Haitian immigrants beneath the concrete highway overpass in Del Rio, Texas.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New York [US], September 18 (ANI): Underfunding has left a "yawning gap" in the UN Refugee Agency's ability to protect forcibly displaced people worldwide from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Friday.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], September 4 (ANI): A major humanitarian crisis is looming in Afghanistan, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, warned again on Friday, amid uncertainty about the situation for vulnerable Afghans seeking shelter across the country's borders.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Kampala [Uganda], August 26 (ANI/Xinhua): United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday commended Uganda for allowing to host fleeing Afghan nationals.
Tripoli [Libya], August 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Some 400 illegal migrants were rescued and returned to Libya, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Tuesday.
Geneva [Switzerland], August 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling upon countries neighboring Afghanistan to be ready to accept refugees as the security situation in the Central Asian country remains precarious, UNHCR Regional Spokesperson for Asia and the Pacific, Cathe
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], August 21 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has expressed concern about the prevailing humanitarian needs within Afghanistan and urged for continuous support to ensure necessary assistance in the country.
Geneva [Switzerland], August 18 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has released a non-return advisory for Afghanistan, calling for a bar on forced returns of Afghan nationals, including asylum seekers who have had their claims rejected.