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Community Comes Out in Droves to Welcome Afghan Citizens

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Submitted by rjreyes659_727 on Thu, 09/09/2021 - 14:45


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Reno, Sparks, and Tahoe friends have come out in droves in support of the Northern Nevada International Center’s efforts to provide sanctuary for incoming Afghan refugees.

On August 16, 2021, the Kabul airport was a scene of discord and panic as Afghanistan residents and Americans alike rushed to flee the region as the Taliban assumed its rule. On August 17, the Truckee Meadows flooded our organization with offers to help.  

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