evacuations from afghanistan

Evacuees from Afghanistan at the US airbase in Ramstein, Germany, October 9, 2021. Many other former Afghan employees are still waiting to be transferred out of Afghanistan | Photo: REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
With the full takeover of the Taliban, evacuation flights out of Afghanistan have become a rarity | Photo: REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier
From file: Afghans wait to leave the Kabul airport on August 16, 2021 | Photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP
The numbers of those displaced and wishing to flee Afghanistan are increasing | Photo: Jorge Silva/ REUTERS
As the winter months approach, many displaced Afghans, including children, fear for their future | Photo: Reuters/M. Ismail
English classes at the US airbase in Ramstein, Germany, October 9, 2021 | Photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach
Burqa-clad Afghan women and children, who are among displaced families fleeing the violence in their provinces, stand at a makeshift shelter at Shahr-e Naw park, in Kabul, Afghanistan October 4, 2021 | Photo: Jorge Silva / REUTERS
A group of evacuated Afghans arriving in Germany, in the eastern state of Brandenburg | Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/picture-alliance
Internally displaced Afghan families visit a health office in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 14, 2021 | Photo: EPA
A reception center for Afghan refugees set up by the Red Cross in Avezzano, Italy, in September 2021 | Photo: ANSA/Massimo Percossi
Juji, a rescued yellow-beaked mynah carried into the United Arab Emirates by a fleeing Afghan refugee girl, on October 10, 2021 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/Jon Gambrell
The US military vaccinated nearly 9,000 refugees against mumps, measles, rubella and chicken pox at German bases | Photo: picture-alliance/Oliver Dietze