Tensions and fighting in recent days have caused the number of displaced people in Kabul and some other provinces to skyrocket. Kabul is currently hosting thousands of displaced people from the northeast of the country. In addition, clashes between security forces and the Taliban in 25 provinces have led to an increase in internally displaced persons. Kabul’s 17th District is home to hundreds of displaced families who have fled the terror and now live in a park in the 17th and 11th districts of the capital.
Official statistics show that the recent wars have displaced 17,000 families in the north and northeast of the country, and 60,000 families have been displaced in the last two months alone.
The Afghan government is experiencing a new crisis and is trying to find a solution. We also went to one of the parks in Kabul to learn about the internally displaced plight. This is the 17th District of Kabul, where thousands of families have gathered and are waiting for help. The refugees who came to Kabul have gone through difficult times, but they have not yet received severe assistance here in Kabul.
Hamidullah is an internally displaced person who is preparing to move from Baghlan to Kabul with his family and is living in an abnormal situation. “So far, the government has not provided any basic assistance to us; we are displaced and experiencing a bad situation; our house burned down, and all our people became miserable. The situation is so worrying that “It does not fit in the human mind at all. What will happen to this situation in the end? We are amazed, and the situation has deteriorated severely.”
Samiullah Danesh, a law and political science student in Takhar, is now experiencing the worst of his life. He came to Kabul with his family and is trying to get shelter here. “The war displaced us all. All my dreams were reduced to rubble. We were displaced in Takhar for almost two months. I was hidden from the Taliban for two months. This group oppressed my family, and we finally became inevitable.” “To leave all our belongings and come to Kabul, we are in a bad situation now, and we need urgent help.”
Seyed Shabir, 25, came to Kabul with a family of eight. He was displaced from Kunduz and now lives in a park in the 17th District of Kabul. “The Taliban’s terror and crime led us to this displacement. The Taliban did not show us any mercy; they shot at the old, the young, and the children and inflicted unprecedented terror on us. “It became difficult for us to come to Kabul with all my family members. We are also struggling here; we do not even have food.”
Wajiha, an 18-year-old schoolboy in Takhar, fled the Taliban alone to save his life. The Taliban still terrorize his family, but he retired because the Taliban in Takhar ordered jihad al-nikah. He says at least 50,000 families are displaced here. “I ran away from home alone; I live here with my midwives. The terror of the Taliban forced me to come to Kabul alone from Takhar. they experience.”
An emergency committee consisting of the Ministry of State for Disaster Management, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations, and Kabul Province have begun setting up a temporary shelter for IDPs in parts of Kabul, and the camp is expected to be ready for use in a week. Be removed. There will currently be a capacity of 3,000 to 5,000 tents for eligible displaced families in the camp.
According to the Ministry of State for Disaster Management, the number of displaced families from the recent two-month war in the provinces has reached 60,000, of whom 53,000 have received emergency assistance.
Zia Khalili, a civil society activist in Kabul, said: “We came here for help, and I thank the people who helped and some of the people who come to harass people. It hurts.”
Sayyid Safiullah, a religious scholar, called on businessmen and members of parliament to help the poor: “People are in a bad situation; they are facing a difficult test. These people need help. Business people, members of parliament, and those who can afford it should help the displaced, those who come here to watch and harass the displaced are a great sin, and God has warned them harshly. “So it is necessary to stop these people as soon as possible.”
Meanwhile, international organizations have been called upon to work with the Afghan government to address internally displaced persons’ needs and urge the Taliban to reduce their oppression of people in areas under their control to prevent the widespread displacement of families.