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Afghan refugees acquiring new skills in Iran

Afghan refugees acquiring new skills in Iran

The sudden upheaval in Afghanistan in 2021 hardly left any Afghan unaffected. Many had no choice but to seek safety outside their country. For Mohamad Baqer, who used to work with the then Afghan authorities, staying in Afghanistan meant constant fear for his and his...

UNHCR relief convoy has arrived in Khoy

UNHCR relief convoy has arrived in Khoy

Under the UN Iran -led relief efforts to deliver the much-needed assistance, UNHCR Iran has donated 3000 blankets, tents & other emergency relief items to some of the most remote villages affected by a magnitude 5.9 quake in late January....

UNHCR relief items arrive in Iran’s earthquake-affected areas

UNHCR relief items arrive in Iran’s earthquake-affected areas

UNHCR’s humanitarian supplies to support relief efforts in Iran’s West Azerbaijan province have arrived in Khoy, which was hit by a deadly earthquake on 28 January. As part of a coordinated response with other United Nations agencies, UNHCR has sent core relief...

Iran’s history of hosting refugees

Iran’s history of hosting refugees

Iran is among the top 10 refugee hosting countries globally and its history of hosting refugees goes back to the 16th century. Watch the short video to learn...