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UNHCR supporting vulnerable women to stand on their own feet

UNHCR supporting vulnerable women to stand on their own feet

UNHCR supporting vulnerable women to stand on their own feet News story QUETTA, 14 January 2019: It was an uphill task for a 27-year-old Afghan refugee girl to live in a traditional society having no source of income, skills and exposure – but thanks to UNHCR’s Safe...

UNHCR, partners supporting refugee communities to become self-reliant

UNHCR, partners supporting refugee communities to become self-reliant

UNHCR, partners supporting refugee communities to become self-reliant News story  PESHAWAR, 09 January 2019: As part of the UNHCR global approach to boost refugee self-reliance, the refugee agency and partners in Pakistan are supporting refugee communities to stand on...

Refugees turned the desert green

Refugees turned the desert green

Refugees turned the desert green News story CHAGHI, 28 December 2018: Afghan refugees in the remote district of Chagai putting in efforts to transform the rocks and desert into the green farms – contributing to the local economy and a better environment. Posti Refugee...

Winter suspension of facilitated voluntary repatriation from Pakistan

Winter suspension of facilitated voluntary repatriation from Pakistan

Winter suspension of facilitated voluntary repatriation from Pakistan All registered Afghans in possession of valid Proof of Registration (PoR) cards are informed that UNHCR’s facilitated voluntary repatriation process will be suspended from 1 December 2018 until 28...

UNHCR to train refugee women in Karachi to become artisans

UNHCR to train refugee women in Karachi to become artisans

UNHCR to train refugee women in Karachi to become artisans Country representative inaugurates skills training centre Press Release KARACHI, 19 November 2018: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency on Monday inaugurated a skills development centre for vulnerable Afghan and...