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Afghanistan signs agreements with aid agencies to support displaced families

The Xinhua reported, the Ministry of Refugee Affairs of the Taliban caretaker government in Afghanistan confirmed on Wednesday it has signed agreements with three leading aid agencies in a bid to support hundreds of thousands of displaced families ahead of winter.

The ministry said in a statement that it has recently signed three memorandum of understandings with ACTED-Afghanistan, Organization for Relief Development (ORD), and International Rescue Committee (IRC).

Afghanistan in winter/Pixabay Afghanistan in winter/Pixabay

According to the statement, the total budget from the three aid organizations reaches more than 9 million U.S. dollars to provide aid for the war-displaced families.

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According to official figures, since the start of the year, over 634,000 people have been forcibly displaced by conflict. About 5.5 million people have been displaced since 2012.

Source: xinhua