I should mention that Seiland is very isolated, on an island in the very far northern part of Norway. My family's village has a population of around 50. If you open this article from NRK in Chrome, you can auto-translate it. My amazing aunt, Synnove, is pictured and quoted in this article. It is remarkable how this refugee community doubled the size of the local community, yet they were welcomed.
|Kai Erik Bull / NRK|
|Afghan asylum seeker Roheek Yausofi waits his turn for food cooked on an open fire, with fish caught the day before by his father, on the island of Seiland, northern Norway, Feb. 2, 2016. Photo credit: ABCNews.com.go|