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A Ukrainian family looks forward to a peaceful life in Lancaster County

The Chekh family drove over 3,000 miles and crossed 5 borders to escape the war in Ukraine and arrive to safety in Lancaster County.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

African refugee and Millersville University graduate overcomes hardships

Upon resettling in Philadelphia and later in Lancaster, Kazadi overcame past struggles, adjusted to American society, and graduated high school and college on time with honors.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Pittsburgh groups help resettled Afghan youth adjust to their new lives

In the year since the US abandoned its 20-year war in Afghanistan, about 700 people, many of them children and youth, have resettled in Pittsburgh seeking refuge from their home country.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Afghan refugees begin arriving in the midstate

Church World Service, a refugee resettlement agency in Lancaster County, is working with 30 people who were temporarily housed at military bases around the country.

By Julia Agos/WITF

Couple hopeful for children’s future after escape from Kabul

Afghan refugees resettle in various Pennsylvania communities.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press