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Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts

Renewed commitment needed to support displaced Afghans and their hosts

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for a renewed commitment from the international community to stand in solidarity with millions of Afghans who are anxious about their future, and with the host countries that have provided safety to millions of Afghan refugees...

120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran’s health insurance scheme

120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran’s health insurance scheme

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect refugees and host communities in the Islamic Republic of Iran, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is ensuring that another 20,000 refugees can access the country’s national health insurance scheme, taking the numbers assisted...

Japan donates more than USD 1 million to support Afghan refugees in Iran

Japan donates more than USD 1 million to support Afghan refugees in Iran

Tehran, Iran – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the generous contribution of USD 1,250,000 from the Government of Japan. This new funding will be crucial in enabling UNHCR to enhance its support of refugees over the course of 2021, in coordination with UNHCR’s...