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15 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • $405 million needed for humanitarian action in Afghanistan in 2015

  • Winterization activities commenced in the Kabul Informal Settlements

  • Report provides new insight into urban poverty

  • $5 million contribution from Republic of Korea support air services and winterization to refugees

In this issue

2015 HRP launched P.1
Winter response in KIS sites P.3
Urban poverty report P.4
Humanitarian access P.6

08 Dec 2014 description

The number of people affected by conflicts and natural disasters around the world has reached record levels.

Just a year ago, UN agencies and partners asked for $12.9 billion to assist 52 million people who we considered to be the most vulnerable and most in need of protection.

08 Dec 2014 description

Executive Summary

The gap between humanitarian needs and the resources available to meet them continues to grow.
This document sets out inter-agency appeals requesting $16.4 billion to assist 57.5 million people in 22 countries in 2015.

01 Dec 2014 description

Military operations (ongoing since June 2014) in North Waziristan Agency (NWA), Pakistan have led to the displacement of thousands of people to surrounding districts in Paktika and Khost provinces of Afghanistan. As of 26 November 2014, 37,813 displaced families have been assessed. Response is ongoing.

26 Nov 2014 description
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2015 Strategic Response Plan
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Executive Summary (English)
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Executive Summary (Dari)
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Executive Summary (Pashto)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A humanitarian response to the life saving needs of 3.8 million people

26 Nov 2014 description

Kabul, 26 November 2014 -- The humanitarian community in Afghanistan launched its annual appeal for $405 million for life saving assistance in Afghanistan. The humanitarian community will assist 3.8 million most vulnerable Afghans with food, health care, nutrition, water and sanitation; with a focus on insecure, under-served and hard to reach areas. "Humanitarian actors appreciate the strong support for their work by the community of donors," said the Humanitarian Coordinator Mark Bowden.

25 Nov 2014 description

KEY HUMANITARIAN ISSUES

Conflict causes death, injury and displacement

7,965 civilians killed and injured by conflict January-September 2014, 22 per cent of which were children. 105,800 people fled their homes, in the same period, amidst increased fighting in Northern Hilmand and other provinces.

1.2 million children acutely malnourished

15 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHT

  • Humanitarian Coordinator visits Pakistani refugees.
  • Humanitarians prepare to support vulnerable Afghans in winter.
  • IRIN’s Joe Dyke reports on communities affected by spring flooding in the north.

In this issue
Top UN official visits Khost P.1
Humanitarian winter response P.2
Climate change in Afghanistan P.3
CHF second allocation P.5