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

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.
Senior Airman Stephani Barge
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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)

Mark Eichmann has been covering news in Delaware for nearly 20 years. In addition to writing about Delaware for WHYY, Mark is deputy managing editor of WHYY’s Delaware desk in downtown Wilmington. Since starting at WHYY in 2008, he’s produced hundreds of stories for radio, TV, and web.