United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Also called UNHCR. An organization created by the United Nations in 1950 and charged with providing assistance to and protection of persons displaced by a government as the result of a war, persecution or another reason. It helps them return to their homes or to settle in another country.
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Awad Al Sheikh, senior education official at the UN High Commission for Refugees in Mafraq governorate & Zaatari Camp, affirmed that the full scholarship will be widely advertised through mosques, associations and councils promising assistance and support to a large number of camp students who qualify for the scholarships due to the importance of education in making a difference in their lives.
Khartoum, July 24(SUNA)-Refugees in Khartoum state hailing from different countries were delivered income-generating projects funded by the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)-
As the UN High Commission for Refugees had suspended the repatriation process from Dec 1 to Feb 28 owing to harsh weather condition and even if the process would start from March, which is unlikely due to stretching of the winter season, the process of repatriation will unlikely be met in the fresh deadline.
ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) recently blocked the Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) of more than 10,000 Pakistanis who registered themselves as Afghan refugees.It was reported that the refugees are entitled to $400 by the UN High Commission for Refugees for returning to their homeland under a voluntary repatriation scheme".
The UN High Commission for Refugees had set $400 for each Afghan refugee returning to their homeland under a voluntary repatriation scheme.
ISLAMABAD -- The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has tracked over 10,000 Pakistanis who have registered themselves as Afghan refugees for dollars, as the UN High Commission for Refugees had set $400 for each Afghan refugee returning to their homeland under a voluntary repatriation scheme.
THE UN high commission for refugees (Unhcr) said Thursday the situation in Cyprus concerning migrant inflows is manageable at present, despite the rise in numbers, but a broader readiness plan must be drafted in case of mass arrivals.
Zakharova called on the UN High Commission for Refugees to contribute to the return of the displaced Syrian people to their country without politicizing the process, indicating that the situation in Syria is moving towards stability thanks to Syrian Arab Army' successful operations against terrorism.
GENEVA, July 31 (KUNA) -- UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday said it participated in the Astana-format meeting on Syria in Sochi, Russian Federation, to share its views on voluntary repatriation.
The UN High Commission for Refugees has declared Pakistan the only country hosting the highest number of refugees in the world, unconditionally.
In Zahleh, she visited the Office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and a UNHCR registration/counselling center.
The UN High Commission for Refugees has rightly urged Myanmar to address the underlying causes of the crisis, noting that refugees should only return when they feel it is safe to go back.
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