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A refugee separated from his mother but uniting a community

A refugee separated from his mother but uniting a community

Human story 10 August 2015 ATTOCK, Pakistan, Aug 10 (UNHCR) – Abdur Rehman was just four years old when his father died and he found himself separated from his mother. As years went by, he lost all hope of ever seeing her again. But while living with foster parents,...

UNHCR calls for international push to end Afghanistan refugee situation

UNHCR calls for international push to end Afghanistan refugee situation

News Stories, 25 June 2015 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, June 25 (UNHCR) – The head of the UN refugee agency has called on the international community to redouble its engagement with Afghanistan to help bring an end to the world’s largest protracted refugee situation. UN...

UNHCR, SAFRON issues joint communique

UNHCR, SAFRON issues joint communique

24 June, 2015 Joint Communique issued by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Guterres and Minister for States and Frontier Regions, Lt. Gen. (Retired) Abdul Qadir Baloch on the occasion of the UN High Commissioner’s Ramadan Solidarity Visit to Pakistan...

UNHCR Chief arrives in Islamabad on a three-day visit

UNHCR Chief arrives in Islamabad on a three-day visit

Press Release ISLAMABAD – 22 June 2015 – – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres begins on Monday a three-day Ramadan Solidarity mission to Pakistan, where he will express his appreciation and solidarity with the people...

RAHA inaugurates its first education project in Ziarat

RAHA inaugurates its first education project in Ziarat

Press Release  QUETTA, May 21, 2015: In an effort to improve existing education facilities in different districts of Balochistan, the UN Refugee Agency through its partner organization, Balochistan Rural Development and Research Society (BRDRS) and in close...