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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.
Updated : 2 days, 18 hours ago IST
Ottawa [Canada], October 13 (ANI): The Canadian government has said it is accepting 40,000 refugees from Afghanistan and urged other nations to step up their support to resettle refugees also.
Updated : 2 days, 23 hours ago IST
Gaza [Palestine], October 13 (ANI/Xinhua): The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) started rebuilding Palestinian refugees' homes, which had been destroyed by Israel in the Gaza Strip in May, a UN official said on Tuesday.
Updated : 3 days, 19 hours ago IST
Madrid [Spain], October 12 (ANI): In the second phase of the evacuation of Afghan refugees, a plane carrying 84 refugees landed at a military base near Madrid on Monday.
Updated : 4 days, 1 hour ago IST
Tripoli [Libya], October 12 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said 16 bodies of illegal migrants were recovered off the Libyan coast.
Updated : 4 days, 7 hours ago IST
Dushanbe [Tajikistan], October 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is ready to help Tajikistan in the event of an influx of Afghan refugees, including by creating camps for their accommodation, Nodira Akbaralieva, public relations adviser
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], October 9 (ANI): President Joe Biden has officially announced the United States commitment to resettle up to 125,000 refugees, informed US Secretary Antony Blinken on Friday (local time).
Kabul [Afghanistan], October 8 (ANI): Hundreds of displaced families who were living in Kabul amid countrywide fighting that preceded the Taliban takeover in August, have now been ordered to return to their homes.
Updated : 1 week, 2 days ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 6 (ANI): Three years since Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to grant Afghan refugees full citizenship, the commitment remains unfulfilled.
Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], October 1 (ANI): Amid the Taliban takeover, Afghan women are facing an unfriendly situation in Afghanistan.
Updated : 2 weeks, 2 days ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], September 29 (ANI): Almost 80 per cent of newly displaced people in Afghanistan are women and children, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.
Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Ankara [Turkey] September 25 (ANI): In order to restrain the potential influx of Afghan refugees, Turkey has decided to build a 10 feet high concrete slab.