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UNHCR opens alternative route of aid to Afghanistan via Uzbekistan

UNHCR opens alternative route of aid to Afghanistan via Uzbekistan

On 15 October, an emergency airlift by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, landed in Termez, Uzbekistan. The flight is part of UNHCR’s aid effort to Afghanistan and a massive operation to provide life-saving aid to the people of Afghanistan. The airlift was donated by a...

UNHCR supports the prevention of statelessness in Kyrgyzstan

UNHCR supports the prevention of statelessness in Kyrgyzstan

On 22 September, the Representative of UNHCR for Central Asia, Hans Friedrich Schodder, met the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic – Minister of Digital Development (MDD) Dastan Dogoev, Director of the Department of Population...

UNHCR warns of vaccine gap risk for world’s stateless

UNHCR warns of vaccine gap risk for world’s stateless

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today that many of the world’s stateless people may miss out on vaccinations as a result of their lack of citizenship or proof of identity. “There are millions known to be stateless around the world, without the nationality of...