United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR’s) local office Khost province has announced to be given up to three million dollars for the displaced people from Waziristan of Pakistan.
The people would be given food ingredients and fuel in the winter season but this is the first year the people will receive cash.
Afghan representative of UNHCR in Khost province said that they will be given the money to over eight thousand families to address their needs in winter.
Thousands of families crossed Durand Line to Khost province after the Pakistani army launched large-scale operations in Waziristan and the families are still living in the province bordering Pakistan.
Local authorities of UNHCR said that $345 will be given to each family that has a Pakistani ID.
They also said that UNHCR will give people extra cash who are willing to return to Waziristan.
In the meantime, the Taliban’s officials in Khost province have welcomed the humanitarian aids and added that they will provide the security of all humanitarian organizations.
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Source: The Khaama Press News Agency