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Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream

Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream

Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR’s annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls’ education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan’s COVID-19 response.

Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award

Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is pleased to announce Dr. Saleema Rehman as this year’s regional winner of the Nansen Refugee Award in the Asia region. Dr. Rehman is a 29-year-old Afghan refugee doctor, serving local communities and refugees in Pakistan. UNHCR’s Nansen...

Announcement on Services Available for the Undocumented

Announcement on Services Available for the Undocumented

In Iran, Afghans have access to different rights and services based on their status (Amayesh card holder, passport & visa holder, undocumented).  It should be noted that, in line with the approach of the Government of Iran, Amayesh card holders are the primary...

Announcement on the launch of UNHCR “HELP” website

Announcement on the launch of UNHCR “HELP” website

UNHCR Iran is happy to announce the launch of our Iran “HELP” website. This page was created to provide useful and reliable information to individuals seeking support in Iran, including new arrivals. Website address:  https://help.unhcr.org/iran/en/ Due to the...

UNHCR issues a non-return advisory for Afghanistan

UNHCR issues a non-return advisory for Afghanistan

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has released yesterday a non-return advisory for Afghanistan, calling for a bar on forced returns of Afghan nationals, including asylum seekers who have had their claims rejected. In the wake of the rapid deterioration in the security and...