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‘Durham is ready.’ City and county officials publicly welcome Afghan refugees


Omid Ahmadzai fled his home in Afghanistan in 2015. He spoke outside Durham City Hall on Monday for those still there.

Ahmadzai resettled in Durham with the help of Church World Service. He spoke alongside elected leaders and refugee workers at a press conference where officials publicly announced their support for Afghan refugees.

“Their life is at high risk right now,” Ahmadzai said of fellow Afghans who worked for the American government and military yet remain stuck in Afghanistan with the Taliban in control of the country. …

Read full article by Laura Brache at the Herald Sun here.

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