Proof of Registration card renewal, verification exercise for Afghan refugees postponed due to COVID-19

Islamabad, March 31, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan, together with UNHCR, has decided to temporarily postpone the commencement of the “Documentation Renewal and Information Verification Exercise” (DRIVE) due to a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The card renewal and verification exercise for Afghan refugees was set to formally begin on 1 April 2021.
The Government of Pakistan and UNHCR remain commiRead More…

Government to issue smartcards for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration (PoR) cardholders. The Chief Commissioner ate for Afghan Refugees (CCAR)/Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise, “Document Renewal and InformRead More…

Government to issue smartcards for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration (PoR) cardholders. The Chief Commissioner ate for Afghan Refugees (CCAR)/Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise, “Document Renewal and InformRead More…

Government to issue smartcards for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration (PoR) cardholders. The Chief Commissioner ate for Afghan Refugees (CCAR)/Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise, “Document Renewal and InformRead More…

Government to issue smartcards for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration (PoR) cardholders. The Chief Commissioner ate for Afghan Refugees (CCAR)/Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise, “Document Renewal and InformRead More…

Government to issue smartcards for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government of Pakistan announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration (PoR) cardholders. The Chief Commissioner ate for Afghan Refugees (CCAR)/Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise, “Document Renewal and InformRead More…

UNHCR: (UNHCR to facilitate Afghan refugees from Pakistan to their home by end of this year)

ISLAMABAD:The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will facilitate the return of around fifty eight thousand Afghan refugees from Pakistan to their home by end of this year. According to a report quoting UNHCR official document, the UN refugee agency also plans to ensure betterment of the Afghan refugees during the current year through several initiatives relating to health, education, and others.Read More…

UNHCR organizes activities to mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

ISLAMABAD:UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency organizes a number of activities across Pakistan in collaboration with UN agencies, its partners and refugees to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence – an international campaign that runs from 25 November through 10 December every year.   According to a UN Information Centre Islamabad statement, individuals, institutions and organizations across Read More…

UNHCR steps up efforts to support flood-affected refugees and Pakistani communities

Islamabad, September 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has stepped up efforts to support hundreds of Afghan refugee and Pakistani families affected by severe rainfall and flooding in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.
According to government’s estimates, more than 190 people were killed, and thousands of homes were washed away in flooding across the country.
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(City): UNHCR steps up efforts to support flood-affected refugees and Pakistani communities

Karachi: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has stepped up efforts to support hundreds of Afghan refugee and Pakistani families affected by severe rainfall and flooding in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces. According to government’s estimates, more than 190 people were killed, and thousands of homes were washed away in flooding across the country. The UN Refugee Agency is working with local authorities and partnRead More…