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16 Sep 2016 description

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  1. Accountability Working Groups at country or regional levels ?

2.Examples of inter-agency information and feedback mechanisms or call centers ?

3.Examples of inter-agency projects related to Accountability to Affected Populations ?

4.Examples of how accountability to affected population is integrated into Humanitarian Response Plans?

5.Examples of how accountability to affected population is integrated into key global reports ?

31 Jan 2014 description


The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect refugees and find solutions to refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country.

13 Aug 2010 description

AZKHEL VILLAGE, Pakistan, August 13 (UNHCR) - For 30 years, the Azkhel camp in north west Pakistan served as a welcome refuge for tens of thousands of refugees from the war in neighbouring Afghanistan. The settlement started as a cluster of makeshift tents but developed into a village with tea stalls, kebab sellers, fruit and vegetable shops and other small businesses.

"We came from the war in Afghanistan 30 years ago and made a life here," one resident, Naizbibi, who fled her homeland as an 11-year-old girl and who has since helped raise an extended family of 30 members in …