Posts Tagged ‘ UNHCR ’

TCR –A mixed bag of opportunities and miseries

After eighteen years of life in camps as a result of the failed bilateral talks between Nepal and Bhutan for repatriation, the process of Third Country Resettlement (TCR) got initiated for over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees. UNHCR deserves a big applause for its genuine effort for supporting so many refugees in Nepal and many more throughout […]

Published on Aug 29 2010 // Commentary

A month in Australia

It has been over a month since I landed at Adelaide airport in South Australia. The first month remained impressive as expected. I had my ninety six year old grandfather on his wheel chair- the eldest man in Adelaide from Bhutanese Community whom I had accompanied along with. After some 12 hours of flight from […]

Published on Jul 13 2009 // Opinion

Transition, Transformation and Vision for the Diaspora

A highly placed source at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said that altogether 16,000 Bhutanese citizens have been resettled in various developed countries so far. The statistics update from the UNHCR showed that until April 11, 2009 some 10,934 individuals have resettled in the United States of America under the third country […]

Published on Jul 10 2009 // Commentary

UNHCR, donors reps visit camps

Chief of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Nepal Daisy Dell, accompanied by chief donor representatives toured the Bhutanese refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang districts on Wednesday

Published on May 21 2009 // Main News

‘HOME’ exhibition concludes

A four day photo exhibition named “HOME” based on resettled Bhutanese in the United States of America (USA) has concluded on April 24

Published on Apr 25 2009 // Main News

Resettlement update from Norway

Ramesh Gautam, the BNS correspondent talks about day-to-day life and facilities the resettled Bhutanese get in in Norway.

Published on Apr 22 2009 // Podcast

How fire broke in Bel-2

The program is being prepared from Beldangi-II main shcool where Ichha Poudel is coordinating from there.The victims of fire have got several stories to tell.

Published on Apr 22 2009 // Podcast

UNHCR Nepal chief assures continued assistance

Chief of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Nepal Daisy Dell has assured that she would leave no stone unturned in assisting exiled Bhutanese living in Nepal

Published on Apr 10 2009 // Main News

Building village-camp relations

Representatives from exiled Bhutanese community living in UNHCR administered camps in Beldangi and local residents have started building measure to warm up relations

Published on Mar 26 2009 // Main News

Aftermath of the Beldangi fire

Police authority in Damak has decided to file a case against one person who was arrested on suspicion of having links for recent fire in Beldangi-II camp

Published on Mar 20 2009 // Main News