'Now is not the time': violence forces refugees to flee Afghanistan again

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Political rhetoric about country’s safety dismissed after study shows 72% of returnees forced into renewed flight

Almost three-quarters of Afghan refugees who return home are forced to flee again due to violence, according to a survey that found the vast majority of displaced families do not receive aid assistance.

The study, commissioned by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, comes after a deadly attack on Save the Children’s office in Jalalabad on Wednesday, which killed three, wounded 26 and forced the organisation to temporarily close its Afghan operations.

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