UNHCR Provides Cash Aid for 75,000 Afghan Refugee Families Impacted by COVID19 in Pakistan

United Nations High Commission for Refugees has completed disbursement of emergency cash assistance for 75,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families badly hit by coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan.

In a press release, the UNHCR Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Noriko Yoshida said cash assistance to 75,000 refugee families is about leaving no one behind as COVID-19 pandemic does not discriminate.

She said with the support of government of Pakistan and international community, emergency cash assistance has made a difference in the lives of refugees during this very challenging time.

UNHCR’s emergency cash programme has supported a total of 450,000 Afghan refugees in Pakistan. One out of every three Afghan refugees has benefitted from this support.

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