UNICEF Attempts to Reunite Evacuated Afghan Children with their Families

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) attempts to reunite hundreds of Afghan children who were separated from their families and evacuated to various countries during the United States’ hasty withdrawal from the country.

Spokesperson James Elder said in a briefing that hundreds of children were separated from their families due to the chaotic scenes at Kabul airport. UNICEF is working to reunite them with their families.

Elder said that they are collaborating with other governments to help the children see their families again.

“They have gone to a range of countries, and we are working with those governments where children have arrived without family support,” he said.

Meanwhile, he said that more than 100 of the children are back with their families.

Last month, footage showed a small girl being lifted over the airport’s high perimeter wall and placed in the hands of an American soldier. However, it is uncertain if the kid was reunited with her family inside the airport.


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