Out of Afghanistan: Making friends (episode 3)

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Out of Afghanistan: Making friends (episode 3)” – below is their description.

Having been introduced to a new city and culture, how easy is it to establish yourself and make new friends?

Arriving in the most eastern part of the Scottish mainland, to storms and power cuts, will his mantra to ‘turn challenges into opportunities’ be enough to help them stay in the town?

From processing paperwork to understanding accents, we hear how even the highly-skilled arrivals have to adjust to a new system and establish themselves again.

Who is best placed to adapt? And who and what helps new arrivals adjust?

Meanwhile Malalai and her parents have made some new friends.

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