Tag Archives: Positive Practices

Afghanistan: Afghan doctor helps refugees fight COVID-19, one phone call at a time

Fezzeh, a 38-year-old Afghan refugee, was recently appointed to head up the coronavirus public outreach programme in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s central Esfahan province. On top of her usual duties as head physician at the Razi health centre in … Continue reading

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Bangladesh: EU provides humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees in Aceh

The European Union has allocated 35 thousand euros (about Rp573 million) in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees who were rescued recently and allowed to land in Aceh, Indonesia, after spending more than 120 days at sea. The funds have been channeled … Continue reading

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Establishing Humanitarian Lanes During COVID-19

Australia and New Zealand: COVID-19 is severely impacting the humanitarian system, denying aid to many affected communities in the Asia Pacific. But countries in the region have begun negotiations to normalise international travel, with Australia and New Zealand being the … Continue reading

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Pakistan: World’s third-largest refugee-hosting country, renews commitment to cause

On World Refugee Day, Pakistan renewed its commitment to share the global burden, but urged for international support for millions of displaced people. “Global support to refugees and host communities as a shared responsibility,” is imperative today more than ever … Continue reading

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Global call-to-action to keep remittances flowing during the COVID-19 crisis

The Pacific Island Forum Secretariat is supporting the call to action to policymakers, regulators and remittance service providers to improve migrants’ access for sending and receiving remittances, and to reduce transfer costs during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of … Continue reading

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Food Banks Established in Fiji to Help Locals During COVID-19 and After Cyclone Harold.

Pacific:  A food bank initiative has been set up to help thousands of workers where 1 in 9 have lost their jobs becuase of the Covid-19 Pandemic and through cyclone Harold, funded by Australia, New Zealand and the United States. … Continue reading

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APRRN Research Report: Positive Practices in Refugee Protection in the Asia Pacific Region

Positive Practices in Refugee Protection in the Asia Pacific Region, is a research project conducted by the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), and generously funded by its member organisation Act for Peace. As a network organisation spanning 26 countries … Continue reading

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