Refugees and Repatriations Department of Badakhshan, in cooperation with non-government organizations, has provided assistance to 3,500 war-displaced families in different districts of the province in the past six months.
To protect cultural inheritances and monuments, the Ministry of Information and Culture has initiated a training program for history and geography teachers and employees of Badakhshan Information and Culture Department.
Refugees and Returnees Department of Badakhshan, with financial cooperation of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will build shelters for some war-displaced residents of Jurm and Warduj districts of Badakhshan who are currently settling in Baharak district.
Abdul Wahid Taibi, Head of Refugees and Returnees Department in Badakhshan says they have started work on the project in Baharak district and shelters will be built for 34 families who been displaced by war.
Mr. Taibi states that based on the guidance by UNHCR, shelters will be built for those who possess land but can’t afford to build homes. He added that each shelter will cost from 400 to 1,800 USD.
In Badakhshan, around 3,000 families have been displaced because of armed conflicts, in-charge of Refugees and Returnees Department in the province says these families have been handled and in the long run their problems will increase.
Reporter: Mohammad Sharif Shayeq