In order to meet the extraordinary needs of returning Afghan refugees, the United States has announced to provide more than $39 million, in addition to its previous funding of more than $165 million for humanitarian responses in Afghanistan since the beginning of the fiscal year 2016.
Nat Geo’s famed ‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula will not be deported from Pakistan, said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial minister Shaukat Yousafzai on Saturday.
National Geographic’s Afghan girl Sharbat Gula who was earlier arrested for holding a fake Pakistani identity card has been hospitalized while in custody.
Pakistan has decided to suspend repatriation process of Afghan refugees from 30 November until February next year, according to UNHCR.
Expressing “utmost disappointment” at the rejection of bail of Nat Geo’s famed ‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula, the Afghan envoy to Pakistan has called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to intervene in the case for her release.
UN human rights expert says economic hardship and violence mean Afghans flee their country by necessity – a view backed by UNHCR-World Bank report
A number of Ghor residents on Sunday gathered around and next to the governor building of Ghor province to raise their hate and protest against recent mass killing of ISIL fighters in the province.
Afghan ministry of refugee affairs and repatriation has said that a biometric system is soon going to be launched to survey and register local displaced and returnees.
A newly established non-political organisation named “People to People – Pakistan and Afghanistan” has announced to make efforts to bring the people of the two neighbouring countries closer.
IOM is appealing for USD 21 million to provide life-saving assistance to the most vulnerable among the 400,000-plus undocumented Afghans likely to return home from Pakistan before the end of 2016.