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UNHCR: 274,000 Afghan refugees will remain in Iran by end of 2022 20 Jul 2022

UNHCR: 274,000 Afghan refugees will remain in Iran by end of 2022

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has estimated that 274,000 Afghan refugees, including those that have arrived in 2021, will remain in Iran by end of 2022.

Health insurance provided for 170,000 refugees 12 Feb 2022

Health insurance provided for 170,000 refugees

Some 170,000 refugees residing in Iran are now covered by health insurance, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Vaccination of 4m Afghan refugees a great achievement for Iran: WHO 29 Nov 2021

Vaccination of 4m Afghan refugees a great achievement for Iran: WHO

Four million Afghan refugees in Iran, regardless of nationality and residency status, have received vaccination against COVID-19, which is a great achievement for Iran, World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Iran Jaffar Hussain, has said.

UNHCR concerned by Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran 10 Aug 2021

UNHCR concerned by Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran

  he United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is extremely concerned by the rapid escalation of conflict in Afghanistan, which forced two hundred Afghan refugees to flee to Iran over the weekend.

Iran urges UNHCR to provide vaccine for refugees 04 Aug 2021

Iran urges UNHCR to provide vaccine for refugees

Iran has urged the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide funding and strengthen the necessary infrastructure to receive vaccines and facilities for the refugees, ISNA reported.

IRCS ready to vaccinate 3 million refugees, rare disease patients 07 Jun 2021

IRCS ready to vaccinate 3 million refugees, rare disease patients

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced readiness to vaccinate some three million refugees and people with special diseases against coronavirus if the required doses of the vaccine are provided.

ICRC ready to support Iran’s IRCS for vaccinating refugees 11 May 2021

ICRC ready to support Iran’s IRCS for vaccinating refugees

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is ready to support the Iranian Red Crescent Society for vaccinating refugees living in the country against the coronavirus.

Iran asks ICRC to provide 2m COVID-19 vaccines for Afghan refugees 10 May 2021

Iran asks ICRC to provide 2m COVID-19 vaccines for Afghan refugees

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has asked the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to provide 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to be used for Afghan refugees.

Iran, Pakistan for hosting Afghan refugees in past 40 years; UN 18 Feb 2020

Iran, Pakistan for hosting Afghan refugees in past 40 years; UN

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres praised Iran and Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees during the past four decades.

UNHCR lauds Iran’s services for refugees 20 Jan 2020

UNHCR lauds Iran’s services for refugees

The UNHCR envoy in Iran, Ivo Freijsen, said on Saturday that Tehran's extensive services to asylum seekers and refugees are admirable.