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.
Bangladesh is blocking hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children from accessing meaningful education, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, urging authorities to lift restrictions on schooling in refugee camps.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched its “Aiming Higher” fundraising campaign in the UAE, on International Women’s Day with a mission to support vulnerable refugees across the globe with their higher education.
The federal cabinet approved a coronavirus relief package of Rs1,200 billion and okayed issuance of Rs700b Domestic Sukuk Bonds (DSB) for three years to provide some support to the economy being affected by the global coronavirus pandemic and address the issue of liquidity.
Somewhere along the way, by a quirk of fate, Wilder got separated from his father. He was all at sea, alone, half-naked, and crying for his parent, who he did not know was in detention.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus has raised fears about the world’s refugees and internally displaced people, many of whom live in war-ravaged countries ill-equipped to test for the virus or contain an outbreak.
A global virtual international donor conference to raise urgently needed humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees will be held on Oct.22, co-hosted by the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations.