Posts Tagged ‘UNHCR’

More aid needed in Pakistan affected by catastrophic floods, says UNHCR

The UN refugee agency is mobilising resources and staff to scale up its assistance in Pakistan to support local communities and refugees in areas devastated by the floods.

Iranian ambassador meets UNHCR representative in Syria

TEHRAN – Sivanka Dhanapala, the UNHCR representative in Syria, and Mahdi Sobhani, the Iranian ambassador to Damascus, met on Monday to discuss a variety of topics, including the most recent developments in the West Asian nation and the region as well as the Syrian refugees. Reportedly, about 13 million Syrians in total are forcibly displaced, […]

Two million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion, says UNHCR

Two million refugees have now fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion, says the UN’s refugee agency. More than half have passed over the border into Poland, the latest figures show. Around 100,000 have fled to Russia and 450 to Belarus. Filippo Grandi, the head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said at the […]

UNHCR rep in Damascus: most refugees want to return home

Posted on November 17, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Nov 17, 2021 [embedded content] At the joint Syrian-Russian conference on the return of refugees to the Syrian Arab Republic, 16 November 2021 Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Filed under: Syria, War on Syria | Tagged: Syrian refugees, UNHCR | Source

UNHCR hails success of former refugees in Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Dedicated fans of the Eurovision Song Contest may not have been aware that among those taking part this year were three former refugees. The UNHCR announced that the former refugees were participating in the annual international event to give inspiration to other people in a similar situation. Two of them took part in the final […]

600,000 to 1 million undocumented Afghans to be registered in Pakistan: UNHCR

nsnbc : The UNHCR, on Friday, stated that it welcomes this week’s launching of a Pakistan government program aimed to register the estimated 600,000 […]

Turkish police use tear gas, rubber bullets to disperse LGBT rally in Istanbul (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A group of at least 150 activists holding placards and rainbow flags gathered near Taksim Square to stage an LGBT Trans Pride demonstration on Sunday, AFP reported.  The event was partially organized by Istanbul’s LGBT Solidarity Association on Facebook. According to the community nearly 300 people said they were going to the event.  When the […]

Israeli siege on Gaza illegal, UN says

Days of Palestine, Gaza Strip -A new UN report has reiterated that the Israeli, internationally backed siege on Gaza is illegal and violates humanitarian law. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) confirmed the severe deterioration in various aspects of life in Gaza as a result of the […]

Salah Abdeslam Kept In The Dark About Paris Terror Plan Until The Last Minute?

nsnbc : The alleged sole survivor of the terrorists behind the Paris Attack, Salah Abdesalam, didn’t know about details of the terror plot until the last minute and then tried to back out of it, said his brother Yazid Abdesalam. Speaking with the French radio station Europe 1, Yazid Abdesalam, the brother of Salah Abdesalam, […]

Upsides and Downsides to the Use of the Cannabis Plant

Wes Annac, ContributorWaking Times I’d like to introduce The Cannabis Writings, a new writing series for the Culture of Awareness.   Here, we’ll discuss all things cannabis. From the upsides and downsides to the spiritual uses, the medicinal benefits and the laws surrounding the plant, I’d like to explore it from every angle possible and share the […]

Why the Refugee Crisis?

Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers head for safe havens daily – a human flood entering Europe, risking life and limb to get there. Why? Endless US direct and proxy wars force desperate people to seek safety out of harm’s way. Numbers fleeing war and destabilized areas are greater than any time since WWII – […]

300,000 Nonwhites Invade Europe in Six Months

More than 300,000 nonwhites—a combination of sub-Saharan Africans fleeing their own self-created disaster nations, and Arabs fleeing the Jewish lobby-created warzones in the Middle East—have successfully landed in Europe in the first six months of this year alone. According to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR), some 137,000 invaders have crossed the […]

7 Burundi refugees die of ‘severe diarrhea’ in Tanzania

 World Bulletin / News Desk Seven Burundian refugees who recently arrived in Tanzania have died since Wednesday due to an outbreak of severe diarrhea, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Monday. The UN refugee agency announced on Monday that it was “taking urgent measures to contain the spread of a severe […]

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