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- Save the Children: At least 25 children hospitalised after Ghazni car bomb attack. 10 Jul 2019
- USAID: USAID Launches National Agricultural Education Conference [EN/Dari]. 17 Jul 2019
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- USAID: Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS Plus). 19 Jul 2019
- USAID: Health Sector Resiliency (HSR) (Sep 2015 – Sep 2020). 19 Jul 2019
The United Nations refugee agency -- the UNHCR -- has announced it's to start repatriating the last major group of Tajik refugees from Afghanistan tomorrow, Friday.
The agency said the first group of 320 refugees would be leave their camp near the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif and cross the border into Uzbekistan, travelling on to Tajikistan by train.
The Sakhi camp is believed to hold up to seven thousand people.
More than 50-thousand Tajiks fled to northern Afghanistan during the civil war in the former Soviet republic four years ago.
12:06 p.m. Eastern
ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Oct 16 (Reuters)
- The location of thousands of Tajik refugees was unclear
on Thursday after the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said they had not moved from the Sakhi
camp in northern Afghanistan.
Earlier the International Federation
of the Red Cross said about 5,000 Tajik refugees had crossed
from Afghanistan into neighbouring Turkmenistan on Wednesday.
''We have talked to our people in Mazar-i-Sharif and we have been in radio contact with the camp