Human rights groups have long campaigned for the nearly half a million effectively stateless Rohingya children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps to be allowed access to quality education, warning of the costs of a "lost generation."
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reminded countries of their fundamental obligation to protect the nearly 80 million people worldwide forced to flee their homes due to conflict, persecution and other crises.
Global displacement is at a record high, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and this could only be seen as a blot on humanity.
In its post, the UNHCR Representation for EU Affairs said: “At Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Afghan refugee Dr Saleema Rehman provides a lifeline tosome of the poorest people in Pakistan.”
Sheikha Jawaher said: "Time is of the essence, and a lot can be done in the context of prevention and blocking the path of the virus’ spread through rapid and effective response especially in crowded and ill-equipped refugee settlements."
The Sharjah-based global humanitarian organisation, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), has announced the allocation of $500,000 to boost healthcare capacities in sites hosting refugee and internally displaced people (IDP) in Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Bangladesh and Kenya.
Between Jan.1 and July 22, 34,000 people arrived in Italy by sea compared with 25,500 during the same period in 2021 and 10,900 in 2020, Italy's interior ministry said.
World’s Coolest Winter campaign joins hands with AboFlah to provide aid to more than 100,000 refugees and people in need facing harsh winter conditions. Running from Jan.7, 2022, anyone from anywhere in the world can donate via the website MBRGI.ae/WarmWinter
Conflicts spare none, but the ordinary are hit the hardest. It throws everything out of gear, especially for those with modest means. Overnight, it makes those affected homeless, hopeless and helpless. For those of us who live in airconditioned highrises