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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Officials of the Afghan Consulate, Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees and staff of the UN refugee agency were present at the centre to help returnees.
The minister said Pakistan is working in close coordination with the UN refugee agency and the Afghan Embassy to deal with the refugees' dignified return.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Employees of UN refugee agency UNRWA staged a demonstration in the Gaza Strip on Monday to protest recent US funding cuts.
ISLAMABAD -- The UN refugee agency said Monday that there have been no changes to the textbooks currently used in refugee schools in Pakistan.
PESHAWAR -- The UN refugee agency has said that there have been no changes to the textbooks currently used in refugee schools in Pakistan, said a release of the UNHCR issued here Monday.
ISLAMABAD: The UN refugee agency said Monday that there have been no changes to the textbooks currently being used in refugee schools in Pakistan.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) government's contribution will be delivered through the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), said a press release issued recently.
GENEVA, Nov 3 (KUNA) -- UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Friday more Rohingya Muslims were arriving at refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh, as the conflict entered its third month.
THE UN refugee agency has said some 123,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar on August 25.
UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) June 11, 2017 These questions include: What was Syria like before the war?
Osman added that delegations from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) have arrived in Al-Radoum to assess the health conditions of the refugees.
The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR has signed an agreement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria meant to improve health services for refugees and other displaced communities.
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