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Will bring perspective of most impacted by Afghanistan crises to UNGA, says UN refugee chief – Times of India


GENEVA: In the upcoming UN General Assembly (UNGA) meet slated for this week, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is about to current a report on a latest area go to in Afghanistan.
During his go to to Kabul final week, Grandi met with the Taliban’s interim authorities, in addition to different UN and NGO employees which have stayed on the bottom and maintained operations.
Taking to Twitter, Grandi stated that he’ll bring to the UN debate the perspective of these most impacted by the crises within the troubled nation.
“I am in New York to attend UNGA week, meet leaders and participate in discussions on world crises. I will report on recent field visits, including to Afghanistan, and will bring to the debate the perspective of those most impacted by the crises: refugees, displaced, stateless,” Grandi tweeted.
The 76th UN UNGA opened on September 14 and the excessive-stage week will begin on September 21 and can final till the twenty seventh.
Last week, Grandi has stated that the humanitarian scenario in Afghanistan is fairly determined and known as for pressing support to the nation.
Speaking at a presser in Islamabad final week, Grandi described the scenario in Afghanistan as “pretty desperate” and confused that meals, medicines, shelter and different requirements are wanted urgently. When requested concerning the Taliban’s rule, Grandi stated that humanitarian help is “not subjected to any political considerations and should not be”.
Raising considerations over the frozen Afghan belongings in different international locations, Grandi confused that the cash scarcity could lead on to the collapse of public providers and can lead to a good larger humanitarian disaster. He additionally underlined that the worldwide group and the UN to interact with the Taliban for Afghanistan and regional stability.
Earlier, the UN company had stated that over 18 million Afghans required pressing humanitarian help even prior to the occasions that unfolded over the previous few weeks within the nation.
More than 3.5 million have been displaced from their properties by battle and stay contained in the nation, together with some 6,30,000 uprooted throughout 2021.



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