Supporting partner initiatives to shelter refugees in Central Asia

Region: Asia and the Pacific
Country: Kazakhstan
Year: 2019
Shelter: RHU
Project size: 101-500
Modality: Stock
Sector: Other
Partner: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

In 2018, it was estimated that Kyrgyzstan hosted 991 refugees, with most having fled from Afghanistan to escape conflict and instability.

As part of its operations in the country and in Central Asia, UNHCR ordered 132 Better Shelter Relief Housing Units (RHUs) to be stored in their regional humanitarian depot in Bishkek as contingency stock for responses in the region.

Read more about this project here.