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– I have received several inquiries from Afghans in Norway who want to be foster parents

– It is important that the evacuated children get foster parents who know their language and culture, says Terje Watterdal. He was on board the plane that came with the unaccompanied Afghan children on Saturday.

Afghan children are lifted up by American soldiers on the wall at the airport in Kabul.

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– Several of the children understood that safe people around them were gone. It’s terribly difficult for young children. Some were so small that they handled it well there and then, but it is clear that it will be a wound on the soul for them for a long time to come, says Terje Watterdal, who is country director in the Afghanistan Committee.

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