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UNHCR, World Bank sign data sharing agreement

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Bank today signed a data sharing agreement. This will strengthen existing data collection processes and enhance technical capacity for a comprehensive analysis of the return process and how best to support the

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IOM launches €18mn project to support returnee reintegration in Afghanistan

IOM has launched a four-year, €18 million project with funding from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) to support returnees and host communities across Afghanistan. The project will help foster sustainable reintegration by promoting economic

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IMF calls on international community to rise to returning refugees challenge in Afghanistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on the international community to assist Afghanistan with the financial burden caused by the influx of refugees. “While the Afghan government works to strengthen internal coordination and strategic planning, the international community also needs

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WFP provides emergency assistance to Afghanistan’s returnees

As Afghanistan struggles with growing numbers of returnees from Pakistan and people displaced internally by conflict, the World Food Program (WFP) has launched a nine month operation to provide emergency food and cash. Since July the number of returning refugees

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Sweden pledges 8.7bn krona in aid to Afghanistan

The Swedish government has pledged 8.7bn kron in aid to the Afghan government over the next 10 years. The announcement was made at the meeting between President Ashraf Ghani and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in Kabul on Saturday. Löfven

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President Ghani launches national employment program

President Ashraf Ghani has launched the national employment program amidst thousands of Afghans fleeing to Europe in search of a better life. “The government has obtained some funds for this program and efforts are underway to expand the program. With

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Winter aid to Afghanistan

Just as other years, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun distribution of winter assistance to the needy in remote areas of Afghanistan. The aid is mainly granted to the destitute returnees from Pakistan and Iran, Internally

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