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Country-wide DRIVE updates details of 500,000 registered Afghan refugees

Country-wide DRIVE updates details of 500,000 registered Afghan refugees

PESHAWAR, 21 September 2021 – Pakistan has updated details of more than 500,000 registered Afghan refugees as part of a country-wide campaign to issue renewed Proof of Registration (PoR) cards. Some 1.4 million already registered Afghan refugees are being verified and...

1 million children born as refugees in three years globally

1 million children born as refugees in three years globally

Number of people fleeing wars and violence rose to 82.4 million; forced displacement hits record high; one per cent of humanity is displaced. Press release ISLAMABAD, 18 June 2021: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency revealed on Friday that almost 1 million children were...

UNHCR donates five fully equipped ambulances to Balochistan Government

UNHCR donates five fully equipped ambulances to Balochistan Government

Press release QUETTA, 7 May 2020 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency donated Friday five fully equipped ambulances to the Government of Balochistan. During a ceremony in Quetta, the Head of UNHCR’s Sub-Office in Quetta, Erwin Policar, handed over the five ambulances to the...

Over 1.4 million Afghan refugees to get new PoR smartcards

Over 1.4 million Afghan refugees to get new PoR smartcards

Over 1.4 million Afghan refugees to get new PoR smartcards Government, UNHCR launch nationwide verification exercise Press release ISLAMABAD, 15 April 2021 – The Government of Pakistan, with the support of UNHCR, has launched a nationwide verification exercise for 1.4...