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  • Government meets with Northern Alliance groups for first time

    news Myanmar Times, 06 Sep 2018 (4 years ago )
    The government’s Union Peace Commission and representatives of the Northern Alliance armed ethnic groups met in China on Wednesday to discuss the resumption of talks and to stop ongoing clashes, said Ta Phone Kyaw, spokesperson for the groups. The meeting, held in Kunming, was the first between t...
  • KNU နယ်မြေအတွင်း ကျန်းမာရေးလုပ်သား လိုအပ်ဆဲဟု KDHW ဆို

    news Karen Information Center,, 05 Sep 2018 (4 years ago )
    KNU-ကရင်အမျိုးသားအစည်းအရုံးထိန်းချုပ်နယ်အတွင်း ကျန်းမာရေးဝန်ဆောင်မှုပေးရန် ကျန်းမာရေးလုပ်သား လိုအပ်နေဆဲ အခြေအနေတွင် ရှိနေသေးကြောင်း KNU ၏ ကျန်းမာရေးဌာနဖြစ်သည့် ကရင်ကျန်းမာရေးနှင့် ကယ်ဆယ် ရေးဌာန-KDHW က ပြောဆိုသည်။ ထိုသို့ လိုအပ်ဆဲအခြေအနေများကြောင့် ဒူးပလာ ယာခရိုင်၊ ကော့ကရိတ်မြို့နယ်၊ တောနော်သင်ကြာ...
  • Ending the Afghan exile

    news AlJazeera, 16 Dec 2019 (2 years ago )
    Some 2.7 million Afghans live as refugees abroad. Their future depends on solidarity and action today. This month marks 40 years since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Since December 1979, almost unending waves of conflict and violence have forced successive generations of Afghan men, women and ...
  • Iran policy change gives refugees access to banking services

    news UNHCR, 08 Jun 2021 (1 year ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s recent move to formalize access to banking services – including debit cards, for Afghan refugees in the country. Before the new policy was announced, banks around the country followed different practices, whic...
  • UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

    news UNHCR, 13 Jul 2021 (1 year ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning of a looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan as the escalating conflict brings increased human suffering and civilian displacement. An estimated 270,000 Afghans have been newly displaced inside the country since January 2021 – primarily due to insecurit...
  • Coronavirus – Now is not the time to forget Afghanistan and its neighbours

    news This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva., 14 Apr 2020 (2 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urges greater support to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, warning that leaving Afghans and their host communities behind will have a far-reaching and negative impact on global efforts to fight the virus. The coronavirus poses a ve...
  • UNHCR scales up response to catastrophic floods in Pakistan

    news UNHCR/Humera Karim, 02 Sep 2022 (1 month ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Matthew Saltmarsh – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
  • More support needed for refugee education in Iran

    news UNHCR, 06 Dec 2019 (2 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes Iran’s efforts to extend education opportunities for nearly half a million Afghan children in the country, and recognizes that the country needs greater humanitarian support because of the economic challenges it faces today. Iran has been one of the world’s ...
  • Skills training builds futures for refugees and Pakistanis alike

    news By Humera Karim in Quetta, Pakistan, 16 Jul 2021 (1 year ago )
    In Quetta, Pakistan, Nida and her fellow trainees are gaining vocational skills, equipping them to take advantage of new livelihoods opportunities.
  • Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream

    news Afghan refugee Saleema Rehman has beaten the odds to become the first female doctor in her community. © UNHCR/Amsal Naeem, 29 Sep 2021 (1 year ago )
    Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR’s annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls’ education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan’s COVID-19 response.