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Two Dozen Refugees from Afghanistan, Elsewhere Settling in DE, More on the Way

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Senior Airman Stephani Barge
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U.S. Air Force
Dover Air Force Base Airmen load supplies en route to support the Afghanistan evacuation onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover AFB, Delaware, Aug. 24, 2021.

As U.S. forces pulled out of Afghanistan in August, Jewish Family Services of Delaware pledged to help 30 refugees start a new life in the First State. So far, 22 individuals from Afghanistan, Rwanda, Sudan and other countries have started the resettlement process in New Castle County.

WHYY's Mark Eichmann has more from the Delaware Desk.

(Original air-date: 12/1/21)