Readying RHUs for emergency action in Kazakhstan

Region: Asia and the Pacific
Country: Kazakhstan
Year: 2019
Shelter: RHU
Project size: 0-50
Modality: Stock
Sector: Other
Partner: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

In 2018, UNHCR reported 94 532 persons of concern (POC) in Kazakhstan, most of whom were stateless. Kazakhstan hosts a small number of refugees, the majority of them come from Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Syria. 

UNHCR ordered 48 units of the Better Shelter Relief Housing Unit (RHU) to serve in stock capacity in order to respond quickly and efficiently to urgent needs in Kazakhstan and surrounding countries.

Read more about UNHCR’s efforts in Kazakhstan here.