Afghanistan

Distribution of aid to 20 families hit by the recent avalanche in the village of Zeech, Ishakashem District

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January, 20th 2012

Under the instruction of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Afghan Consulate General in Kharogh distributed the aid provided by US Global Partner Organization to 20 eligible families who suffered the heavy snowfalls and avalanches in the village of Zeech of Ishkashem District.

The aid included 40 sacks of wheat flour, 20 sacks of rice and 20 containers of oil. The aid was distributed by Abdul Hakim Haidari Afghan Consul General in Kharogh in impartial cooperation of the Provincial Police Headquarter and Border Police.

Mr. Haidari said that a hundred and fifty more eligible families in the villages of Sheghnan, Maymi, Mesi and Shaki of Badakhshan Province will provided with aid.

Mr. Haidari added that the Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan will strive to attract the assistance of the donor organizations and distribute to the affected districts.