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Afghan DPs convert rocks into green farm in Chagai village

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QUETTA: Afghan refugees in the remote district of Chagai have transformed rocks and desert into a green farm, contributing to the local economy and a better environment with the help of UNHCR and the technical support of FAO. Posti refugee village is a self-sufficient organic farm in barren hills of a rocky desert area in […]

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Young artists highlight Afghans’ life in camps

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PESHAWAR: Children from different local schools on Tuesday showcased the life of Afghan refugees in camps through brushstrokes and essay writing and painting competition here. Paintings and sketches of 37 boys and girls from 17 schools were put on display at the Peshawar Services Club. Amateur artists narrated the plight of Afghan refugees by pencil […]

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Empowerment: UN goodwill ambassador calls for educating Afghan refugees

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ISLAMABAD: UNHCR goodwill ambassador (GWA) in China Yao Chen has stressed the need for educating Afghan refugees living in Pakistan. Chen, who is on a four-day trip to Pakistan, visited Afghan refugee camps in Mianwali district and also met Aqeela Asifi, an Afghan refugee teacher and recipient of the 2015 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. At […]

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UNHCR goodwill envoy arrives from China

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ISLAMABAD: The UNHCR’s Goodwill Ambassador in China Yao Chen arrived here on Tuesday on a four-day visit to meet Afghan refugees and garner support for the education of their children. She is an acclaimed Chinese actress and one of the world’s top micro-bloggers with 71 million fans on social media. She was also named the […]

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