Tag "Refugees"

Amnesty International declares Pakistan as the third largest host for refugees

According to a report released by Amnesty International, Pakistan is declared as third largest host for refugees in the world. The top refugee hosting country is Jordan with over 2.7 million refugees followed by Turkey with 2.5 million refugees. Pakistan managed to grab third position in the world as it is home to over 1.6 million refugees. The London-based human rights body stated that 10 countries (Jordan, Turkey, Pakistan, Lebanon,

Oxfam International declares Pakistan as one of the world’s largest hosts for refugees

According to a report by Oxfam International, Pakistan has been declared as one of the largest hosts for refugees in the world despite limited resources. An investigation was conducted by the agency which stated on Tuesday more than 50% of the world’s refugees and asylum seekers are hosted by Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, South Africa, Turkey and held Palestine. The listed countries account for less than 2% of the world’s economy