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Thousands of IDPs, Repatriates’ Receive Winter Assistances

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Monday, February 04, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The Displaced and Repatriates Executive Committee held session during which serious attention has been paid on distribution of assistances to Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and repatriates’ families and to prevent misuse of aids to them, BNA reported.  According to UNHCR, 62,700 families have so far received winter assistance.  The assistance were made by UNHCR, DRC, IMC, MORR, AHF, IOM and CARE.
The ministry of refugees and repatriates reported that winter assistances have been considered to 83,000 families, but the number has increased to 96,449 and currently, 33,000 families are in dire need of urgent assistances.  The Ministry stressed that 2,800 acres of lands in Herat and 650 acres of lands have been considered to establish a temporary camp in Herat and Badghis provinces.
The minister of finance presented fund draft for security forces martyrs’ families and IDPs which was approved by the meeting.  At the end, the meeting stressed on coordination among the international and domestic organizations and instruction was given so they prudently distribute the assistance.

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