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Housing still needed for dozens of Afghan refugees in Utah 

Feb 23, 2022, 4:49 PM

Governor Spencer Cox declared Wednesday "Afghan Day on the Hill". (KSL TV)...

Governor Spencer Cox declared Wednesday "Afghan Day on the Hill". (KSL TV)

(KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Spencer Cox declared Wednesday “Afghan Day on the Hill” as he addressed a continuing housing need for some refugee families in Utah. 

Nearly 900-Afghan Refugees arrived in Utah over the last five months. 

It was the largest re-settlement in Utah history. 

Governor Cox asked for help to find 50 long term housing units for Afghan families. 

“Safe and secure house is a critical need to create longterm success for this group,” said Cox. 

If you can help out one of these families you are asked to send a message to refugeehousing@utah.gov. 

The Governor also announced the Afghan Community Fund reached a goal of raising one million dollars. 

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Housing still needed for dozens of Afghan refugees in Utah