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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...

Afghan father and daughter reunite with family after 20 years

Afghan father and daughter reunite with family after 20 years

News Stories, 10 June 2013 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, June 10 (UNHCR) – More than two decades after fleeing Afghanistan with her devoted father, Deeba* has been flown out of Pakistan to rejoin her brothers and sisters and receive specialist care for her disability. The...