UNHCR aids 50,000 Afghan refugee families affected by COVID19 in Pakistan - AsiaNet-Pakistan

UNHCR aids 50,000 Afghan refugee families affected by COVID19 in Pakistan

November 10, 2020 | | Share:

Islamabad, November 10, 2020 (PPI-OT): United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan. The UNHCR emergency cash programme follows the Government of Pakistan’s Ehsaas emergency cash programme, where vulnerable Pakistani families receive a one-off cash grant of 12,000 rupees. UNHCR is targeting 70,000 of the most vulnerable refugee families.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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