War-affected families in Helmand request assistance

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They added that they are unable to rebuild their homes as a result of financial difficulties. In Helmand province, residents who have been affected by war said that the two decades of fighting have caused them to lose most of their family members and suffer financially. They added that they are unable to rebuild their homes as a result of financial difficulties.

“Twelve members of our family were killed during a bombardment, and I was the lone survivor. One of my uncles was also martyred,” said Fatema, a resident of Sangin District. “These walls had crumbled during the bombing. We reconstructed these walls to create the house,” said Abdul Shakur, a citizen of Helmand. “All of our homes collapsed here,” said Abdul Rashid, a resident of Nad Ali district. Local Helmand officials said they have begun work on re-building the demolished homes in the province’s war-torn areas with the financial assistance of aid organizations.

“There is a survey taking place in some places; following the survey, the charitable organizations will support us,” said Mawlawi Mohammad Qasim Riaz.—Tolo News

 

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