Afghan refugees in Iran

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  • World Food Program 2018-12-02 20:54

    WFP welcomes German contribution to support refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a supplementary contribution of €1 million (approximately US$1.1 million) from the German Federal Foreign Office to support the most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Ryu Fung-hyun, the ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran 2018-11-14 11:30

    By M.A. Saki

    Korea wants to set a successful example of aid to refugees: ambassador

    TEHRAN - Ryu Jung-hyun, the ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, says his country wants to set a successful example of humanitarian aid to refugees.

  • H.E. Ambassador of The Republic of Korea, Ryu Jeong-hyun (R), and UNHCR Acting Representative, Iryna Korenyak 2018-10-28 17:22

    Korea continues to support humanitarian assistance to Afghan refugees in Iran

    The government of the Republic of Korea has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic of Iran through the signing of a new Letter of Understanding (LoU) with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iran on October 15, 2018.

  • Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran, Negar Gerami 2018-08-26 09:29

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Global community should help Iran address refugee issues: S. Korean envoy

    Korea contributes $2.2m to WFP to support 30,000 Afghan refugees living in Iran

    TEHRAN — The issue of refugees in Iran is not the problem of a certain country, so definitely they need the assistance from the global community, ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • ‘Iran among top host countries for refugee students’ 2018-08-09 09:17

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘Iran among top host countries for refugee students’

    450,000 foreign national students studying in Iran

    TEHRAN — Over the past 4 decades Iran has been faced with crowds of refugees due to the wars and conflicts in the region and currently Iran is among the countries with the highest refugee population and refugee students, deputy for international affairs department of the Ministry of Education said.

  • refugees 2018-06-21 10:52

    88% of children of refugees in Iran go to schools

    TEHRAN – Some 88 percent of children of refugees who are living in Iran are studying in schools across the country, head of the international affairs department of the Ministry of Education has said.

  • Volker Türk 2018-05-29 19:39

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Global refugee compact to mobilize support for protracted refugee situation in Iran: commissioner

    Global refugee compact will mobilize support for protracted refugee situation in Iran, UN Refugee Agency, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Volker Türk, told the Tehran Times on Monday.

  • Negar Gerami, WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran (R), and Chinese Ambassador to Iran Pang Sen 2018-02-13 21:12

    China helps provide food assistance for refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN — China made a contribution of $1 million here on Tuesday to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to provide food assistance for the refugees in Iran.

  • World Food Program 2017-12-19 21:10

    Germany sustains support for Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) welcomes a new contribution of €1 million (approximately US$1.2 million) from the Federal Republic of Germany that will be used to provide food assistance to 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • China makes contributions to WFP Iran to support afghan and Iraqi refugees 2017-11-29 07:21

    China makes contributions to WFP Iran to support afghan and Iraqi refugees

    TEHRAN – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) welcomes China’s contribution to provide food assistance to Afghan and Iraqi refugees and promote education for refugee girls residing in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Negar Gerami,WFP Representative and Country Director in Iran/ Photo by Majid Hamed Haqdoust, Tehran Times 2017-10-18 11:21

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    ‘WFP aims to ensure food security by innovative means’

    TEHRAN — The World Food Program (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Each year, WFP assists some 80 million people in around 80 countries.

  • Afghan refugees 2017-05-30 11:05

    Iran to receive €10m in humanitarian funding from EU

    TEHRAN — The European Commission has offered €10 million in humanitarian funding to help Iran complement efforts to provide for the basic needs of Afghan refugees and their families, with emphasis on education of children, protection, food, water, health and sanitation.

  •  refugee children at a classroom in Iran 2017-03-16 23:04

    UN hails Iran for keeping doors open to refugees

    The United Nations has praised Iran for generously hosting millions of violence-stricken asylum seekers and refugees, particularly those from neighboring Afghanistan.

  • refugee 2017-02-07 10:11

    Afghan refugees extend thanks to Leader 

    TEHRAN — In a letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released on Monday the Religious Bodies Coordinating Council of Afghan Refugees in Tehran expressed gratitude for the services Iran has offered to the refugees, Tasnim reported.

  • UNHCR 2016-11-23 17:46

    International bodies fall short of assistance to refugees in Iran: UNHCR

    TEHRAN — Financial supports offered by international bodies to Iran to assist refugees are not much compared to the costs Iran had to bear so far, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Representative in Iran said on Tuesday.

  • HCR-FAO.jpg 2016-09-28 21:15

    FAO joins UNHCR to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in Iran

    The FAO Representative to Iran received a Note of Appreciation on Wednesday (28 Sep. 2016) from his UNHCR counterpart that welcoming the Organization as the latest partner to the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR).