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80 families displaced to Panjshir live in dire conditions

80 families displaced to Panjshir live in dire conditions

Oct 04, 2015 - 18:31

PARAKH (Pajhwok): More than 80 families displaced from northern provinces to central Panjshir province are living in dire conditions, an official said on Sunday.

Abdul Majeed Nawrozi, Panjshir refugee department director, told Pajhwok Afghan News 56 families from Kunduz, 23 families from Baghlan and one family from Jawzjan provinces arrived in Panjshir as of Sunday morning.

He said the residents of Hese Awal district had shared their residences with the displaced families.

Nawrozi said the displaced families had brought nothing with them and lived in dire economic condition. They were in need of food, clothes and blankets. “We have alerted NGOs to come for their help.”

Abdul Naser, a displaced person from Kunduz province, said they managed with a lot of difficulties to flee with family members from Kunduz. He said they could not bring any essentials with them.

According to local officials in Kunduz, more than 6,000 families have been displaced to Takhar, 250 families to Badakhshan, 100 families to Samangan and hundreds more to Mazar-i-Sharif.





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