Afghan evacuees in Minnesota

Learn about the coordinated initiatives between the Department of Homeland Security and the State of Minnesota in aiding Afghan evacuees as they resettle in Minnesota.

In Minnesota, the State Department of Human Services is coordinating with federal, state and local partners to prepare to receive Afghan evacuees, including those who worked alongside the US in Afghanistan. This initiative is named Operation Allies Welcome.

Operation Allies Welcome 

Learn how the Department of Homeland Security is coordinating efforts to assist Afghans in resettling into the United States.

State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Afghan resettlement

Find information on Minnesota's resettlement program as well as the task force focused on a community preparation response.

Donate or volunteer

Learn how to donate your time as a volunteer or provide goods and services to aid the Afghan community as they resettle. 

Afghan assistance resources

Links to key resources and contacts to support Afghans.

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105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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