Refugees

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  • واکسیناسیون 2021-09-07 17:23

    IRCS to vaccinate refugees residing in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) will vaccinate refugees residing in the country against coronavirus soon.

  • Germany contributes €2m to support refugees in Iran 2021-09-03 19:00

    Germany contributes €2m to support refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – Germany has contributed €2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in support of vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran.

  • عجز 800 مليون دولار في أموال المساعدات للشعب الأفغاني 2021-08-19 22:03

    Refugees seek asylum in Iran as Taliban takes over in Afghanistan

    Panicked and distressed, Afghans continue to seek refuge in Iran as the Taliban has taken over in Afghanistan, Press TV reports.

  • Iran urges UNHCR to provide coronavirus vaccine for refugees 2021-08-04 17:04

    Iran urges UNHCR to provide coronavirus vaccine for refugees

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • WFP supports over 30,000 refugees in Iran 2021-06-21 21:00

    WFP supports over 30,000 refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – The World Food Program (WFP) has supported 30,009 refugees by providing food items and financial assistance during May.

  • Charity supports refugee children suffering from cancer 2021-06-19 18:08

    Charity supports refugee children suffering from cancer

    TEHRAN – During the past thirty years, MAHAK charity foundation has supported 2,438 refugee children suffering from cancer.

  • World refugee Day 2021: Together we can heal, learn and shine 2021-06-19 18:07

    By Ivo Freijsen, UNHCR representative and Negar Gerami, WFP representative

    World refugee Day 2021: Together we can heal, learn and shine

    Over the course of the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all facets of life, causing millions of deaths around the world and leading to human suffering, economic recession, restrictions on mobility, and severe limitations on daily life. Iran was one of the first countries impacted by the virus and still today, we all continue to struggle to get our normal lives back.

  • Iranian hospitality for refugees impressive despite challenges 2021/06/19

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iranian hospitality for refugees impressive despite challenges

    TEHRAN – Over the past four decades, Iranian people have shown impressive hospitality and generosity to refugees, as the country is the 8th largest hosting nation for displaced people.

  • IRCS ready to vaccinate 3 million refugees, rare disease patients 2021-06-06 16:35

    IRCS ready to vaccinate 3 million refugees, rare disease patients

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • UN appreciates Iran for vaccinating foreign nationals 2021-05-24 15:59

    UN appreciates Iran for vaccinating foreign nationals

    TEHRAN – Iran has generously considered refugees over the age of 75 for vaccination against coronavirus, said Indrika Ratwatte, Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), appreciating Iran for over four decades of hosting refugees.

  • صلیب سرخ 2021-05-11 16:43

    ICRC ready to support Iran’s IRCS for vaccinating refugees

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • Afghan refugee Abdulrahim Rostami, 66, holds his health insurance booklet in Tehran, Iran.  2021-04-07 17:10

    Health insurance for 120,000 refugees in Iran: UNHCR

    TEHRAN – Some 120,000 refugees residing in Iran are now covered by health insurance, According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

  • UNDP praises Iran for refugee support 2021-03-13 17:24

    UNDP praises Iran for refugee support

    TEHRAN – Iran has always been praised by the world for being committed to global policies in providing financial assistance and support to vulnerable groups and refugees, Claudio Providas, United Nations Development Program representative to Iran said.

  • پناهندگان 2021-03-12 16:59

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    More refugees in Iran under insurance coverage

    TEHRAN – The number of refugees covered by social insurance services has increased by 20 percent in Iran, as 120,000 foreign nationals will be under the insurance coverage.

  • Japan, WFP support refugees in Iran 2021-02-23 17:06

    Japan, WFP support refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Government of Japan has contributed $875,000 to support refugees in Iran through the United Nations World Food Program (WFP).

  • پناهندگان 2021-02-17 18:07

    Refugees in Iran to get better healthcare

    TEHRAN – A trilateral meeting on offering better healthcare to refugees in Iran was held in Tehran on Tuesday with the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Ivo Freijsen, in attendance.

  • One million documented foreign nationals residing in Iran 2021-02-08 18:11

    One million documented foreign nationals residing in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran is hosting to some one million documented foreign nationals, and perhaps another one million are illegally living in the country, deputy minister of interior has stated.

  • Iran among top 20 Asian migrant countries 2020-12-16 18:04

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran among top 20 Asian migrant countries

    TEHRAN – Iran was placed 16th among the top 20 Asian migrant countries in 2019, and the fifth top country by total refugees and asylum seekers in 2018, according to the 2020 World Migration report released by International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  • نمکی 2020-12-04 18:53

    Healthcare coverage for millions of refugees

    Despite sanctions, Iran provides 3.5m immigrants with testing and treatment services

    TEHRAN – Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said that the country has implemented testing and treatment coverage programs for 3.5 million legal and illegal Afghan immigrants despite all restrictions due to unlawful and unilateral sanctions.

  • بشار اسد 2020-11-11 14:56

    Assad says U.S. pressure, sanctions obstructing return of refugees

    Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Wednesday blamed U.S. sanctions and pressure on the United Nations and Syria’s neighbors for the reticence of more than 5 million refugees who fled the conflict there to return.

  • Afghan coach helps young refugees back to school in Iran 2020-09-21 19:30

    Afghan coach helps young refugees back to school in Iran

    TEHRAN – Rozma Ghafouri, a 29-year-old sports coach, draws on her own to get young refugees and undocumented Afghans aged between 11 and 15, out of work, and back into school.

  • Iran hosting largest, most protracted urban refugee situations 2020-07-18 18:15

    Iran hosting largest, most protracted urban refugee situations

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran is host to one of the largest and most protracted urban refugee situations in the world and has provided asylum to refugees for four decades.

  • Refugee 2020-05-18 10:31

    How Palestinian refugees' status has been gradually downgraded by certain Arab countries!

    The Palestinian refugees, residing in certain Arab countries in the West Asia, have in recent years faced irresponsible approach adopted by the hosting governments under different pretexts, including civil war, a situation that has assisted officials in Tel Aviv to intensify plots in the international scenes to undermine urgent attention to plight of the Palestinians.  

  • United Nations Global Refugee Forum 2019-12-18 19:09

    UN global forum lauds Iran for hosting refugees

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Global Refugee Forum appreciated Iran’s efforts to provide services to Afghan refugees.

  • One million refugees would pour into Europe if Iran hangs back: minister 2019-10-09 23:40

    Iran urges Intl. community to fulfill commitments to refugees

    TEHRAN - In a quad-lateral meeting attended by his Afghan and Pakistani counterparts and representative of UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva…, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli called on the international community to fulfill its obligation regarding asylum seeker and refugees.

  • Germany helps support vulnerable afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran 2019-06-10 20:38

    Germany helps support vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Iran

    The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed €2 million (US$2.2 million) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in support of 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees, most of them women and girls living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • araqchi 2019-05-11 19:48

    Iran says those who caused problems for Afghans should bear responsibility

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday that Iran does not intend to deport Afghan refugees, however, those who have caused problems for the Afghan people should bear responsibility.

  • WFP Representative in Iran Negar Gerami (R), and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran, Ryu Jeong-Hyun 2019-05-04 21:06

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    WFP Iran, S. Korea join hands to build refugees’ self-reliance 

    TEHRAN — On Wednesday the Republic of Korea made a generous contribution of $2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to build refugees’ self-reliance through vocational training in Iran.

  • Ryu Jeong-Hyun, Korean Ambassador to Iran, (R) and WFP Representative in Iran, Negar Gerami 2019-05-01 20:18

    WFP Iran welcomes $2 million contribution from the republic of Korea

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$2 million contribution from the Republic of Korea to support over the coming two years 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Rohingya 2019-02-17 11:08

    UN calls for $920m aid for Rohingya refugees

    TEHRAN - United Nations has called for $920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya refugees currently putting up in refugee camps of Bangladesh.