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Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
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
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.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 15 (ANI): The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has welcomed the start of the vaccination drive for Rohingyas refugees living in camps in Cox's Bazar area of Bangladesh.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Washington [US], April 8 (ANI): The US is planning to resume financial assistance to the Palestinian people with a USD 235 million package that includes funding for development in the West Bank and Gaza along with assistance for the UN refugee agency and peacebuilding programs, Secretary of
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
New York [US], February 4 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that he will donate the prize of USD 500,000 he received upon acceptance of the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity to the United Nations Refugee Agency.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], December 23 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, together with 30 humanitarian partners, on Tuesday appealed for 156 million US dollars to meet "the critical humanitarian needs" of Ethiopian refugees fleeing the Tigray conflict through the
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
New York [US], November 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The UN General Assembly on Monday re-elected High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi for a two-and-a-half-year term, the UN Refugee Agency said in a press release.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Geneva, [Switzerland], September 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is shocked to learn of the series of devastating blazes at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, Shabia Mantoo, a representative for the agency, said at a press briefing in the Swiss city of Gen
Updated : 3 years, 1 month ago IST
Tripoli [Libya], Aug 27 (ANI): At least 40 people are feared dead after another boat capsized off the coast of Libya on Tuesday, according to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR).
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Tripoli [Libya], July 3 (ANI): The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed concern over the deadly airstrike on a migrant centre in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli that left at least 40 people dead and 80 injured.
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
Ghat [Libya], Jun 8 (ANI): At least four people have lost their lives while 2,500 people have been forced to flee their homes due to severe flooding caused by heavy rainfalls here, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) revealed in a statement on Friday.