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UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning of a looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan as the escalating conflict brings increased human suffering and civilian displacement. An estimated 270,000 Afghans have been newly displaced inside the country since January 2021...

Apprentices become partners as Afghan refugee and Iranian team up

Apprentices become partners as Afghan refugee and Iranian team up

Spare parts clutter every corner of the auto-repair shop in the bustling centre of Shiraz, in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s southern Fars province, where Abbas Balkhi leans under the hood of a car making careful adjustments until the rev of the engine sounds just...

Refugee tailors ramp up mask production, as COVID-19 lingers in Iran

Refugee tailors ramp up mask production, as COVID-19 lingers in Iran

Roya sets the white fabric under the needle and presses the pedal of her sewing machine, adding finishing touches on the face mask she is making. Around her, rows and rows of other refugees are also churning out masks – much sought-after protection made...