Appeals & Response Plans
- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Sep 2017
- Pakistan: Floods and Heavy Snowfalls - Jan 2017
- Pakistan: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2016
- Pakistan: Floods and Landslides - Mar 2016
- Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2015
- Pakistan: Floods - Apr 2015
- Pakistan: Floods - Sep 2014
- Pakistan: Drought - 2014-2017
- Pakistan: Polio Outbreak - 2014-2017
- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Oct 2013
Most read (last 30 days)
- UNHCR supports Pakistan, Afghanistan to secure sustainable solutions for Afghan refugees
- Pakistan: Afghan Refugees Registration Update (January - August 2017)
- Pakistan: Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas RAHA | 2009 - 2017
- Japan provides additional funds to support Pakistan regional polio laboratory
- Pakistan on the brink of winning the war against polio
Based on changes in domestic and international trends affecting the refugee recognition system, the Ministry of Justice revised the operations of the refugee recognition system in September 2015 in order to promote prompt and reliable asylum for genuine refugees, and as part of this revision, measures are being implemented in order to curb the abuse or misuse of applications for refugee recognition status, but there has been a persistent surge in the abuse or misuse of applications, resulting in a situation where the prompt protection of genuine refugees has been hindered.
ISLAMABAD: The government of Japan has announced a contribution of USD 7 million to UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Food Programme (WFP) to support the Afghan Refugees and host communities in Pakistan.
The official announcement was made by the Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Abdul Qadir Baloch and the Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan H.E. Mr. Takashi Kurai during a press event held in Islamabad.
On February 24, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 7 million US dollars through the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in order to support Afghan refugees and their host communities in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan through assistance such as the provision of food and educational and vocational training.
New US$ four million Japanese grant to procure Inactivated Polio Vaccine
Islamabad - 29 November 2016: The Government of Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed today an agreement of Japanese Yen 404 million (US$ 4 million) grant for “the Project for the Control and Eradication of Poliomyelitis”.
Jalozai, 3 September 2015: The Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Inomata, visited Jalozai camp with Secretary Planning and Development, PDMA Director General Mr. Amir Afaq, FATA Secretariat Mr. Shakeel Qadir Khan, UNDP Country Director Mr. Marc-André Franche, and WFP Country Representative Ms. Lola Castro to meet TDPs receiving supports from Japan through UNDP and WFP.
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 14-51
Islamabad: 13 November 2014
In light of the flood damage caused in North India and Northeast Pakistan, the Government of Japan decided on November 7th to extend emergency grant aid of 100 thousand dollars to India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan respectively (total of 200 thousand dollars) (approx. 23 million yen)) through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in order to assist those affected by the disaster in areas such as water, sanitation, shelters and food distribution.
1 . On February 24, the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security, which was established by the initiative of the Government of Japan, decided to extend assistance totaling 2,158,864 US dollars to a project entitled “Mitigating Adverse Impacts of Prolonged Internal Conflict in Pakistan by Fostering Peace and Multi-sectoral Development at Community Levels Leading Improved Human Security”.
Islamabad: 10 December 2013
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 13-31
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 13-30
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 13-16
Islamabad: 12th May 2013
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 13-16
Islamabad: 30th April 2013
The Government of Japan has agreed to extend two Non-project Grant Aids (NPGAs) for providing Japanese Medical Equipment, other products made by JapaneseSmall and Medium Enterprises (SMEs),worth 800 million Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 8 million or PKR 807million) in total, to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The Government of Japan has provided US$ 6 million in support of the UNHCR’s refugee programmes in Pakistan.
Islamabad: 18th March 2013
The Government of Japan decided to extend a grant of 183 million Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 2 million) to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan through the UNDP to support the electoral process in Pakistan.
Islamabad: 11th March 2013
The Government of Japan decided to extend a grant of 226 million Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 2.62 million) to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan through UNICEF to support the polio eradication program in Pakistan.
Roughly US$ 2 million out of the total grant will cover the procurement of approximately 13 million doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV), and the rest will meet the cost of social mobilization activities.
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 13-06
Islamabad: 11th February 2013
The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial support totaling US$ 359,877 (approx. Rs. 35 million) to three Pakistani NGOs: Ayun and Valleys Development Programme (US$ 120,571), Courage Development Foundation (US$ 123,349) and SUKHI (US$ 115,957). The grants will help their activities to improve infrastructure and provide clean water in rural parts of the country.
PRESS RELEASE N0: JPNEMPAK 13-04
Islamabad: 4th February 2013
The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial support of US$ 122,656 (approx. Rs 11.45 million) to CARE Foundation for the construction of a school in Village Piara, Sheikhupura, Punjab. The agreement for the project was signed on 4th February 2013, at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence in Islamabad between H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Oe, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan and Mrs. Seema Aziz, the Managing Trustee of CARE Foundation.