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Biometric verification allows ‘dignified’ distribution of 6.4M meals to Rohingya refugees

The Bangladesh part of the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign has been completed, allowing 36,000 refugees to purchase food from camp…

 

1.4M Afghan refugees in Pakistan to receive new biometric ID cards

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has begun issuing biometric identity smartcards to the 1.4 million Afghan refugees already…

 

Are refugee responses enabling the future of digital ID and currencies?

Technology to issue refugees with an ID could form the basis of new digital identity systems for everyone, but this…

 

Pakistan blocks 3M refugees from COVID-19 jabs for lack of digital ID

A requirement to have the national digital ID in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan could block as…

 

Indian authorities registering biometric data of Rohingya refugees in a planned deportation move

The local administration of Jammu and Kashmir in India has been instructed to begin capturing the biometric data of Rohingya…

 

Biometric cards rolling out for national and refugee ID systems, boosting company earnings

Biometric cards for payments, digital ID and refugee benefits are the theme of the week’s top industry news. Idex Biometrics…

 

Updated biometric ID cards going to 1.4M Afghan refugees living in Pakistan

The United Nations and government of Pakistan plan to distribute 1.4 million replacement biometric ID cards for Afghan refugees living…

 

Digital IDs for refugees sound good, but what good could they really do?

Cynics expect the worst in human endeavors, while anyone involved in a refugee crisis has witnessed the worst of human…

 

Biometrics collection from refugees and vulnerable people questioned by analysts

The use of biometrics and digital identity systems in the humanitarian sector remains highly problematic, viewed through a data justice…

 

Utilizing biometrics in refugee camp operations

Biometrics are emerging as the new standard in identity management for refugee camps. Promoted by the United Nations, biometrics have…

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