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Accessing the inaccessible

Accessing the inaccessible

BAGH, 30 June, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK): From Mirpur, in Pakistan Administered Kashmir, a UNHCR team bumped for eight hours along the road that winds through the mountains to reach Bagh – a faraway, lush, forested valley. The journey was tiring yet exciting as...

World Humanitarian Week 2014: Celebrating humanitarian heroes

World Humanitarian Week 2014: Celebrating humanitarian heroes

Nergis Ameer Khan, Case Manager, International Catholic Migration Commission “Helping people and bringing happiness back into broken lives is like an addiction…..you do it once, and then keep going for the rest of your life” says the dedicated and meticulous Nergis...

Feature Story – A ray of hope in despair

Feature Story – A ray of hope in despair

An inspirational story of a young Afghan woman who fought all biases to support her community CHARSADDA, 07 May 2014, PAKISTAN (UNHCR): On a cold winter morning, Zarghona* stands alert alongside a lady doctor in the small, dark dome used as vaccine room  at a Basic...