Aging and family in an Afghan refugee community
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Aging and family in an Afghan refugee community transitions and transformations by Patricia A. Omidian

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



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  • Refugees -- California -- Social conditions -- Case studies.,
  • Afghans -- California -- Social conditions -- Case studies.,
  • Minority older people -- California -- Social conditions -- Case studies.,
  • Intergenerational relations -- California -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-206) and index.

StatementPatricia A. Omidian.
GenreCase studies.
SeriesGarland studies on the elderly in America
LC ClassificationsHV640.5.A29 O55 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL810596M
ISBN 100815322798
LC Control Number95047462

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Afghan refugees represent one of the world’s largest protracted refugee population. Over the past four decades, many have been forced from their homes to never see them again. Some were able to return, for a while, but had their lives upended by a fresh eruption of conflict and violence – either to be displaced elsewhere in the country, or. The UN refugee agency was represented by country representatives based in Pakistan, Indrika Ratwatte and in Afghanistan Ms. Fathiaa Abdalla. The governments and UNHCR reiterated their commitment to uphold the principles of voluntary repatriation in safety and dignity, in line with the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR). There, refugees and migrants can cash money sent by family and friends in Afghanistan or other Western countries. The square is near train stations and bus stations, allowing the refugees to continue their travels as soon as the opportunity presents itself.   “For every people you meet,” said Dawood Jabarkhail, an Afghan journalist who was born in in a refugee camp in Pakistan, “about 70 are Afghan. They’re working as laborers, fruit.

Maryam, 36, and her family are among the Afghans on the run who won't be making it to Europe or are even counted in the widely covered refugee crisis. Instead, they're stuck in Afghanistan's northern neighbor, Tajikistan, where reality is bleak.   28, Success story of Yasmin (An Afghan refugee) Yasmin aged 20 has been working with Hashoo Foundation since September Presently she teaches StudyMode - Premium and Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes. Over the past decade, Mary Pipher has helped us understand our family members. Reviving Ophelia did for our teenage daughters what Another Country did for our aging parents. Now, Pipher connects us with our greater family--the human family. In cities and towns all over the country, refugees arrive daily. Lost Boys from Sudan, survivors from Kosovo, families fleeing Afghanistan and Vietnam 2/5(1).   Afghan refugees are beginning to return to Afghanistan. These returning refugees are creating new problems for Afghanistan as many are landless and therefore crowd the major cities, especially Kabul. Efforts to identify land for the returnees has .