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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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Volrep and Border Monitoring - Monthly Update

March 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Pakistan begins issuing new cards to 1.6 million Afghan refugees

25 February 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Volrep and Border Monitoring - Monthly Update

January 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Volrep and Border Monitoring Monthly Update

November 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Conflict-Induced Internal Displacement: Monthly Update

November 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Volrep and Border Monitoring Monthly Update

October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Update on UNHCR's operations in Asia and the Pacific

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

Volrep and Border Monitoring Monthly Update

September 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country 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

Volrep and Border Monitoring Monthly Update

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

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