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UNHCR calls for additional investments in education, livelihoods for Afghan refugees

July 7, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, July 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency convened a global high-level meeting to seek practical support and galvanize action in support of durable solutions for Afghan refugees. The virtual high-level meeting was convened by the United Nations…

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UNHCR calls for additional investments in education, livelihoods for Afghan refugees

July 7, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, July 07, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency convened a global high-level meeting to seek practical support and galvanize action in support of durable solutions for Afghan refugees. The virtual high-level meeting was convened by the United Nations…

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UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

April 30, 2020 | General, Official News

Quetta, April 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency provided state-of-the-art medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta as part of its ongoing work to support the Provincial Government and improve public health care services in hospitals in Balochistan. The…

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UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

April 30, 2020 | General, Official News

Quetta, April 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency provided state-of-the-art medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta as part of its ongoing work to support the Provincial Government and improve public health care services in hospitals in Balochistan. The…

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Displaced and stateless women and girls at heightened risk of gender-based violence in the coronavirus pandemic

April 20, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 20, 2020 (PPI-OT): Around the world COVID-19 is taking lives and changing communities but the virus is also inducing massive protection risks for women and girls forced to flee their homes, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at…

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UNHCR welcomes Japan’s contribution to support refugees, host communities amid COVID-19 outbreak

April 16, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 16, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency welcomed the contribution made by the Government of Japan to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on refugees and their host communities in Pakistan. The Government of Japan announced a donation…

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UNHCR’s skills project empowered refugee woman to earn at home amid coronavirus outbreak

April 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Saleema Habibullah, an Afghan refugee, has faced enormous struggles in her lifetime. Despite the tragic losses that she experienced, she leads a life free from fear and full of hope for the future, even in…

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UNHCR’s skills project empowered refugee woman to earn at home amid coronavirus outbreak

April 8, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Saleema Habibullah, an Afghan refugee, has faced enormous struggles in her lifetime. Despite the tragic losses that she experienced, she leads a life free from fear and full of hope for the future, even in…

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UNHCR welcomes Pakistan’s efforts to include all in COVID-19 response

April 6, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 06, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency appreciated the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to include all vulnerable individuals regardless of their nationality or status in its multi-layered response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   “UNHCR welcomes the recent…

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UNHCR intensifies its outreach to refugee communities on the coronavirus

April 3, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, April 03, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has intensified its outreach to Afghan refugee communities to raise awareness of the coronavirus. Amid these challenging times, arranging large group discussions in the community is not only risky but…

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UNHCR steps up efforts to support the COVID-19 response in Pakistan

March 27, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 27, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is dispatching core relief items in support of the Government of Pakistan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The relief items include medical supplies and sanitation products such as sanitary clothes,…

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Proof of Registration Card Modification Centres close temporarily in Pakistan

March 18, 2020 | General, Official News

Islamabad, March 17, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Proof of Registration Card Modification (PCM) Centres in Pakistan have temporarily been closed as of Tuesday, 17 March 2020. Activities at PCM Centres are suspended until further notice as a precautionary measure. This aligns…

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