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London is to welcome more than a hundred families from Afghanistan after thousands were forced to flee following the Taliban takeover.
So far 27 boroughs have shown they are keen and able to help, taking between 125 and 152 refugee families arriving in the UK.
Greenwich and Enfield are taking the most people, according to a survey by London Councils. Families have already begun arriving in Ealing and Barnet under the scheme, which is mainly run via the private rented sector and community partners.
Afghans who worked with the British government and military can apply through the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy. The Government announced on Wednesday that Afghans who worked with the British government and military will be able to move to the UK permanently.
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