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Korea donates 1 million dollars to empower Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Korea donates 1 million dollars to empower Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Press release ISLAMABAD, 30 July 2020: The Korean government and UNHCR are working hand-in-hand and making joint efforts to empower Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Korea will contribute 1 million dollars to a new UNHCR project that will strengthen the capacity and...

Most vulnerable refugee families begin receiving Rs.12,000 emergency cash assistance

Most vulnerable refugee families begin receiving Rs.12,000 emergency cash assistance

Press release ISLAMABAD, 20 May 2020: The Government of Pakistan, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in collaboration with Pakistan Post, have begun the first disbursements of emergency cash assistance to the most vulnerable refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

New UNHCR Representative in Pakistan arrives

Press release ISLAMABAD – 15 May 2020: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has appointed Ms. Noriko Yoshida as its new Representative in Pakistan. Ms. Yoshida recently arrived to take up her responsibilities. She succeeds Ms. Ruvendrini Menikdiwela – who has become the...

UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

UNHCR donates medical equipment to Children Hospital Quetta

Press release The equipment valued at Rs.7 million includes a fully automated chemistry analyzer, an instrument used for the biochemical testing of total bilirubin, urea, creatinine, liver function, cholesterol, uric acid, triglyceride and calcium in patients. With...

UNHCR Pakistan stays and delivers amid coronavirus outbreak

UNHCR Pakistan stays and delivers amid coronavirus outbreak

Press release ISLAMABAD, 24 April 2020 – At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency rapidly adjusted its country programme and undertook immediate actions to respond to the COVID-19 emergency. “We remain deeply concerned by the...