UNHCR Provides Aid to 25,000 IDPs in Sar-I-Pul’s Balkhab District

Hasht-E Subh The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) provided assistance to some 25,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sar-i-Pul’s Balkhab district.

UNHCR in Afghanistan issued a statement on Twitter on Saturday (December 10th), saying that 25,000 IDPs in Balkhab, who have returned to their homes, received aid from the UN Refugee Agency.

The UN Refugee Agency in Afghanistan has also pledged to support voluntarily returning IDPs in Afghanistan ahead of winter, enabling families to re-establish themselves, purchase warm clothing and fuel and undertaking repairs.

According to the agency, 3.4 million people have been displaced throughout Afghanistan, most of whom are women and girls.

Thousands of families were displaced from their homes following the Taliban’s military campaign to Balkhab, Sar-i-Pul, to fight against Mawlawi Mehdi Mujahid, a Hazara commanders in the ranks of the Taliban.

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