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Sunday, February 23, 2014
Complicated Process of Caring for Afghan Refugees
Afghanistan is a nation with many refugees. Some live within the country and others in bordering countries - for the most part Iran and Pakistan. Dealing with the refugees is a complicated business for the many humanitarian aid agencies. On the one hand there are the corrupt Afghan officials and on the other the difficulty of distinguishing who is a refugee and who is poverty stricken looking for a free hand-out. Read more in "Jumble of needs complicate aid to Afghanistan's displaced", IRIN, February 18, 2014.