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Nation 13 Nov 2017 | 9:55 AM

More than 62k Rohingya registered with UNHCR as of Sep

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 62,000 Rohingya have been registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) here as of September this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told.

World 29 Aug 2016 | 9:03 PM

More than 70 tents burned down in Iraqi refugee camp - UNHCR

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 70 tents were destroyed by fire on Monday in the refugee camp of Yahayawa, near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, but no one was injured, the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR said.

Nation 08 Jun 2016 | 7:41 AM

UNHCR: Release Roghingya refugees from detention

KUALA LUMPUR: The Rohingya refugees who arrived in Malaysia after being stranded in the Bay of Bengal a year ago must be released from detention, says United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Nation 22 May 2016 | 9:10 AM

UNHCR: Business come to us asking for workers

PETALING JAYA: Every week, the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) receives many calls from businesses asking them to supply workers.

World 01 Mar 2016 | 10:23 PM

Europe on cusp of self-induced humanitarian crisis - UNHCR

GENEVA (Reuters) - A rapid build-up of migrants at Greece's northern borders risks creating a humanitarian disaster, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

Nation 23 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR: No rejection of applications by illegals at Lenggeng

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has not denied any application made by refugees at the Lenggeng detention camp to move to a third country.

World 14 Sep 2015 | 9:30 PM

Hungary sending migrants towards Austria on trains without registration - UNHCR

ROSZKE, Hungary (Reuters) - Hungary is using special trains to transport thousands of migrants from Roszke near the Serbian border to the Austrian frontier, apparently without registration, a spokesman for the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday.

Nation 12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Govt working with UNHCR to relocate displaced persons

A TOTAL of 90,301 refugees from various countries were registered with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kuala Lumpur as of Sept 1, said Deputy Foreign Minister A. Kohilan Pillay.

World 25 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Nearly one million Ivorians uprooted by conflict - UNHCR

GENEVA (Reuters) - Up to one million Ivorians have now fled fighting in the main city Abidjan alone, with others uprooted across the country, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday in a sharp upwards revision of previous estimates.

Nation 27 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR to assess refugee problem

Officials of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will be here next month to get more feedback on the long-standing Filipino refugee problem in Sabah.