– 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.
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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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