Pakistan launches 'drive' to issue smartcards to registered Afghan refugees
120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran's health insurance scheme
Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over
With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.
UNHCR: Stabilization will require increased support for Afghanistan's returning refugees
Breaking barriers, a young refugee woman fulfils her medical career dream
Taking risks to pursue her dream, Marzila, a 21-year-old Afghan refugee and medical worker in Pakistan, has convinced her family and community to accept the diverse roles that women play in society.
'Education enables us to sense the meaning of life'
Mahbooba, a 22-year-old Afghan refugee in Pakistan, has often struggled to continue her education while also helping to provide for her family. She explains what has motivated her to persevere and of her hopes for the future.
Refugee tailors ramp up mask production, as COVID-19 lingers in Iran
In Sarvestan refugee settlement, Iran, refugee tailors are producing 10,000 masks each day to help combat COVID-19.
News Comment by UNHCR Director for Asia and the Pacific on the Afghan peace talks
How climate change is multiplying risks for displacement
Global heating is compounding threats for people already living with conflict and insecurity, further driving displacement around the world.