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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...
20/03/2019 - Country page
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.
photo credit ICRC
30/01/2018 - News
Today, the European Commission announced humanitarian assistance of €37.5 million to help people affected by conflict and natural disasters in Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan.
Shayesta and his daughter Sidiqa by PIN
25/01/2018 - Blog post
Fighting between the army and armed opposition groups regularly forces many people across Afghanistan to flee their homes in search of safety. In the eastern province of Paktia, most of the displaced families have sought refuge in the provincial...
Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission
24/01/2018 - News
Christos Stylianides, the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, and Neven Mimica...
Afghanistan by WHO
25/10/2017 - News
As the number of displaced people and civilian casualties continues to grow, the European Commission has announced an additional €5 million in life-saving humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.

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