-Afghan Refugees 101: With Evacuation Team One’s Kristi & Jana
We enjoyed learning from two individuals who are passionate about rescuing people in great need.
“Can you get me evacuated - because we’re being hunted?” -anonymous
In This Episode…
We learn that there is a lot we can do to provide significant aid with minimal effort to people in crisis
[01.14] Where I was when 911 happened
[03.22] Intro Jana & Kristi
[07.24] Kristi shares about her heart for refugees
[10.50] “I wanted to go get them and take them home”
[12:48] Life unraveled and a move to Afghanistan
[14.45] The difference in culture
[20.31] It’s about the people who are there
[23.47] How fast life was actually deteriorating
[25.45] Combat interpreters wanted their families safe
[31.50] Motivated to leave because things are that bad
[34.02] People successfully evacuated to safety
[36.33] The paperwork process discussion
[41.08] Catch 22 of what you need to get out
[48.10] Staying alive for 800 days while a visa is processed?
[50.10] A woman’s rights advocate trying to get 100 people out
[51.30] Being on the slaughter list
[55.47] The humanitarian crisis of starvation
[60.00] What happens to the kids, especially girls?
[65.00] What can you do to help people?
[67.00] Keeping people out of refugee camps
[77.00] Stories of families that need help right now
[88.00] Closing thoughts
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Kristi and Jana were our guests today. You learn more about their non-profit on facebook here Evacuation Team One
Episode Length: 96 mins
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“These are people like you and me, who decided to take a stand… and got left behind.” - Kristi
“We have a chance to make a huge difference for these people” -Jana
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