Afghanistan is on the brink of what the UN has described as “a humanitarian catastrophe”. Get the facts about the current situation in Afghanistan and how you can help.
After more than four decades of conflict and instability in Afghanistan, an estimated 24 million Afghans are in need of humanitarian assistance. Learn more about the Afghanistan refugee crisis.
Learn about the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, who the refugees are, and the reasons for their displacement.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the prevailing humanitarian needs within Afghanistan, and urges support to ensure that all those requiring assistance are not forgotten.
Afghanistan is descending into the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Approximately 24.4 million people – 55 percent of the population – are in need of humanitarian assistance in 2022.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is committed to supporting millions of Afghans facing a humanitarian crisis, but more funding is needed. Here are five things to know about Afghanistan.
UNHCR has released yesterday a non-return advisory for Afghanistan, calling for a bar on forced returns of Afghan nationals, including asylum seekers who have had their claims rejected.
After four decades of violence and forced displacement, the Afghanistan humanitarian crisis continues to make up one of the largest and most protracted displacement situations under UNHCR’s mandate.
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UNHCR’s Representative in Afghanistan, Caroline Van Buren, describes the current situation in the country and how our staff and partners are helping displaced people.
As widespread fighting intensifies, the United Nations in Afghanistan continues to call for a permanent ceasefire and a negotiated settlement in the interests of the Afghan people.
The United Nations and non-governmental organizations will today launch joint response plans aiming to deliver vital humanitarian relief to displaced people in Afghanistan and local communities.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply shocked by the brutal and senseless attack at Kabul International Airport on the evening of Thursday, August 26th.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, appealed for urgent and sustained support for Afghans inside the country and for refugees who have fled abroad.
Thanks to their parents and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, 350 Afghan girls have completed a year of schooling and are advancing to a new school year.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is scaling up support in Pakistan, where torrential monsoon rains and floods have now affected more than 33 million people, causing over 1,200 fatalities.
UNHCR is providing shelter, water, food, and other basic necessities but as resources are depleted, the need continues to grow. UNHCR needs you to take action and stand with displaced people. Sign the petition today to stand with displaced people and ensure Afghans get the aid they need to survive and rebuild their lives.
Millions of refugees have fled violence and persecution in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries seeking safety in Europe.
The recent escalation of conflict in Afghanistan has displaced more than half a million people, but where are internally displaced Afghans and Afghan refugees going?
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is profoundly concerned by escalating risks faced by Afghans seeking to flee into neighboring countries as the situation within Afghanistan continues to deteriorate.
Humanitarian crises in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia have forced more than a million of each country’s citizens to flee for their lives.
The imminent crisis in Afghanistan is the latest in a cycle of conflict that’s lasted more than 40 years. Since the start of this year, nearly 550,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.
Decades of conflict has forced millions of refugees from their homes in Afghanistan. Meet five Afghan refugees who are beginning to rebuild through education and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Naheed Samadi Bahram is the U.S. Country Director of Women for Afghan Women, and a former refugee from Afghanistan who came to the U.S. in 2006.
Recent decrees issued by Afghanistan’s de facto authorities have placed further restrictions on women’s movements and participation in public life.