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UNHCR donates ambulances to KP Government

UNHCR donates ambulances to KP Government

Press release PESHAWAR, 1 April 2020 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency donated five fully equipped ambulances to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Head of UNHCR’s Sub-Office in Peshawar, Mr. Bernard Inkoom, handed over the five ambulances with advanced medical...

UNHCR steps up efforts to support the COVID-19 response in Pakistan

UNHCR steps up efforts to support the COVID-19 response in Pakistan

Press release Islamabad, 27 March 2020 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is dispatching core relief items in support of the Government of Pakistan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The relief items include medical supplies and sanitation products such as sanitary...

Voluntary repatriation for Afghan refugees suspended temporarily

Voluntary repatriation for Afghan refugees suspended temporarily

Press release ISLAMABAD, 17 March 2020: Following the closure of the Torkham and Chaman official border-crossing points with Afghanistan, the voluntary repatriation of registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan has been suspended. This is due to precautionary measures...