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UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. In more than five decades, the agency has helped an estimated 50 million people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 7,092 people in 124 countries continues to help 35.8 million persons.  Website: www.unhcr.org
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Update on Return of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan, Update No. 8: 13 November – 19 November 2016

19 November 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Update on Return of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan, Update No. 6: 25 October - 5 November 2016

5 November 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Update on Return of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan, Update No. 5: 17 October - 24 October 2016

24 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

High-Level Segment of the 66th session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme on the Afghan refugee situation

6 October 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Afghanistan: Humanitarian Response in Khost and Paktika - NFIs, Tents, Vaccinations and Food Packages (24 May 2015)

24 May 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Assisted families versus assessed families of displaced population from Pakistan to South-Eastern Region (as of 25 Jul 2014)

25 July 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Afghanistan: Assisted families versus assessed families of displaced population from Pakistan to South-Eastern region (a of 15 July 2014)

15 July 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Update on UNHCR's operations in Asia and the Pacific

24 September 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

UNHCR teams work to protect vulnerable displaced women in Pakistan

27 August 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

New homes offer new lives for flood victims in Pakistan

23 May 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

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