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15/06/2020 - News
As part of the EU’s global coronavirus response, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight will depart on 15 June from Maastricht, Netherlands to Kabul, Afghanistan.
19/02/2020 - News
The European Commission is releasing an additional €21 million in humanitarian aid for Afghan refugees in neighbouring Iran and Pakistan.
21/11/2019 - News
The European Commission has allocated an additional €40 million in emergency assistance for those affected by the worsening humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, as well as for Afghan refugees in neighbouring Pakistan and Iran.
22/07/2019 - News
To help communities in South and South East Asia hit by natural disasters and humanitarian crises, the Commission has mobilised a new humanitarian funding package worth €8.5 million.
Kandahar floods
20/03/2019 - News
Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan. €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large...
Dr. Shah Wali
11/03/2019 - Photo story
In one of the few moments of rest that the hectic workload at the EMERGENCY surgical centre for war victims in Laskar-Gah allows you, Shah Wali watches TV news about his country, Afghanistan. He listens to it, silent and serious. Shah Wali is 42...
15/02/2019 - Photo story
Walas Bibi, 10, was near her house in the Nad Ali district when her right arm and abdomen were wounded during a firefight. Living in Helmand, a province in southern Afghanistan, means living through the reality of war on a daily basis. Her family,...
Afghanistan by ICRC
04/10/2018 - News
Large parts of Afghanistan are facing severe drought, worsening an already dire humanitarian situation. In response, the European Commission has committed an additional €20 million in emergency aid, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid for...
Afghanistan by WHO
16/04/2018 - Photo story
As conflict escalates in many parts of Afghanistan, the number of internally displaced people in need of assistance soars.