Our House is near the river' shows development of the region near the Helmand River in Afghanistan with the help of the Afghan Government and the U.S. A farmer comes out of his house with seeds. He goes to his farmland. Farmers sow seeds. A tractor in a field. Monuments along the Helmand River. Canal system of the Helmand River to bring water to farms. Views of desert.
Development of the region near the Helmand River in Afghanistan with the help of the Afghan Government and the U.S. The Kajaki Dam at the Helmand river provides flood control, produces power and provides irrigation water to the Helmand valley. Water flows in the river. Canals and ditches supply water to farms. Researchers, technicians and a hydroelectric power plant. Teachers help and train farmers and tell them farming methods. Nurses share medical skills with the farmers. Heavy machine operators and engineers assist the farmers. Development of schools, hospitals, offices, houses, bridges, roads and industries near the region of the Helmand River.
Development of the region near the Helmand River in Afghanistan with the help of the Afghan Government and the U.S. Afghan men pray in a mosque. Stores along a street. A traffic policeman control traffic. Views of building. Afghani people sitting and discuss the Helmand River project. A man speaks. Views of farms showing various crops including grains, pomegranate, water melon and cotton. Afghanis load cotton supplies onto a truck. Ditches supply water to farms. A tractor plows a farm. Men use shovels and dig. Farmers arrange sacks of agriculture commodities. They load the agriculture commodities onto mules. Agriculture Development Bank personnel provide loan to farmers and assist them in purchasing various commodities and farming tools. At Balon Research Farm a man waters plants. Crops and plants in farms. Cattle drink water. Cattle in a stockyard.
Development of the region near the Helmand River in Afghanistan with the help of the Afghan Government and the U.S. Water flows in the river. A hydroelectric power station generates electricity. A generator provides power. Workers work in cotton industry due to electricity. A fork lift carries supplies of cotton. A stack of cotton supplies. Workers work on construction of houses. They pass buckets to each other. Children receive education in schools. Women with infants receive infant care in a medical care center. Development of health facilities to assist and provide help to people of the village.
Development of the region near the Helmand River in Afghanistan with the help of the Afghan Government and the U.S. Farmlands along a road. A region near the Helmand River. Camels in a desert. Tractors are driven and children swim. Afghanis load crops for transportation. Farmers with cattle in farms. A farmer spreads fertilizer in a farm. Cotton supplies are transported. The Helmand River and landscape.
Correspondent and host Harry Ellis in Washington DC broadcasts a bulletin about the refugee situation in Afghanistan. Soviet aircraft bombs on Afghanistan territory. Soviet helicopter MI-24 flies overhead. Situation in Afghanistan forces its people to leave their country. Afghan refugees camped on land in Pakistan. Doctor checks the Afghan patients. Epitaphs of Afghanis who could not survive. Afghan Refugees work in Pakistan. Afghan laborer breaks stones and another laborer fills grain into containers and then into sacks. Afghan Aid Medical Clinic where volunteer doctors give free treatment to Afghan Refugees. Doctor and nurses attend to the patients. Afghan Refugees camped in Afghanistan. Man watches over a grazing herd of sheep. Young Afghani children at a village school in Afghanistan.