This is a collection of resources to support Afghan refugees who are new arrivals to the United States.
November 10, 2021 · Article
- Afghan Clinical Guidance Workgroup - Minnesota Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health
Minnesota Department of Health website resource with information for clinicians caring for Afghan new arrivals - including a brief overview highlighting cultural and language considerations, health screening tools, informative webinars and more.
- Afghan Health Resources - WA State Department of Health
Washington State Department of Health has created a collection of health resources that includes fact sheets, Webinars, videos, and other health resources to support new arrivals from Afghanistan. Materials available in Dari, Pashto, Urdu and Farsi.
- Afghan New Arrival Health Education Library - CO Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health
The Center of Excellent in Newcomer Health has created this library with various topics for new arrival health education. Resources are vetted and available in Dari, Farsi and Pashto.
- CDC’s Response to Afghan Evacuees
The CDC provides health education information translated into Dari, Pashto and Farsi for Afghan new arrivals, in hopes of helping to prevent the spread of infectious diseases during the resettlement process.
- COVID-19 Resources for Afghan New Arrivals - NRC-RIM
University of Minnesota's National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)has created a collection of COVID-19 resources for Afghan new arrivals, with translated information in Dari, Pashto and Farsi.
- Operation Allies Welcome - US Homeland Security
On August 29, 2021, President Biden directed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to lead implementation of ongoing efforts across the federal government to support vulnerable Afghans, including those who worked alongside us in Afghanistan for the past two decades, as they safely resettle in the United States. These coordinated efforts are known as Operation Allies Welcome.