- OCHA Afghanistan Weekly Field Report | 19 to 25 March 2017
- WFP mVAM Afghanistan - Emergency Flash Update #5: Farah Province - Conflict Rapid Assessment
- OCHA Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 61 | 01 - 28 February 2017
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
This report includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Liberia and Sierra Leone C) Afghanistan
SARAY KHOEJA, Afghanistan (Reuter) - Local fighters turned on the purist Islamic Taleban militia near the Bagram air base just north of Kabul Friday, two weeks after it took the Afghan capital, villagers said.
Fleeing villagers said men from Saray Khoeja, which is on the main road north from Kabul that leads to the Taleban front lines some 90 minutes drive away, had attacked the Taleban just after 9 a.m.
More than 30 minutes later, the fighting was still going on, a Reuters photographer reported.
Kabul, 10 October 1996 (RFE/RL) -- The United Nations ordered most of its foreign staff to evacuate Kabul today as fighting between the Taliban militia and soldiers loyal to the deposed government appeared to draw closer to the Afghan capital.
Catherine Bertini, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme -- the largest relief agency in Afghanistan -- has announced that in view of recent events in Afghanistan humanitarian operations could be threatened and must be reassessed.
ICRC NEWS 40
QALATAK, Afghanistan (Reuter) - Afghan Muslim fundamentalist said Wednesday they had contained a major
Dr. Norbert Holl, head of the UN Special Mission, arrived in Kabul on 1 October to discuss with Mulla Rabbani the current situation. On 3 October Dr. Holl held talks with Mullah Rabbani and Mullah Ghaus in Kabul and General Dostum in Mazar-i-Sharif.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuter) - Afghanistan's ousted President Burhanuddin Rabbani met General Abdul Rashid Dostum Tuesday in the strongest sign so far that the Uzbek military commander would oppose the Taleban militia.
After embracing along the road in front of Dostum's uniformed soldiers near the dusty city of Mazar-I-Sharif 250 miles northwest of Kabul, Rabbani and the Afghan warlord drove off in a convoy for talks at Dostum's stronghold.
A few hours after the take-over of Kabul by the Taliban the ICRC's Head of Delegation in Afghanistan met the Taliban's leadership to discuss the continuation of the institution's activities in the Afghan capital. As all the necessary guarantees were given, ICRC operations on behalf of conflict victims can go on.
Active in Afghanistan since 1987 and witness to both the withdrawal of Soviet troops in February 1989 and the fall of President Najibullah's regime in 1992, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has maintained a constant presence and ongoing programmes to help the victims of the interminable Afghan conflict, a conflict so universally forgotten, particularly in its post-Soviet, civil-war phase, that the whole country until recently seemed to have faded from the map of the world.
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This report includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Liberia and Sierra Leone C) Angola D) Afghanistan
Christopher Thomasreports from the Salang Tunnel
TALEBAN Islamic soldiers are massed at the mouth of the strategic Salang Tunnel in northern Afghanistan, waiting in high spirits for the order to march. These are the "holy warriors" who have conquered most of the country in barely two years: they are fired with a sense of invincibility.
A heavy machinegun points into the highway tunnel.
In the few days the Taleban have controlled Kabul, their armed militia have taken prisoner up to 1,000 civilians during house to house searches throughout the city, according to information received by Amnesty International.
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INTRO: THE U-N PEACE ENVOY FOR AFGHANISTAN HAS MET WITH TALEBAN LEADERS AND A POWERFUL NORTHERN GENERAL. CORRESPONDENT DOUGLAS BAKSHIAN REPORTS THE CONTACTS COME AS FORCES OF BOTH SIDES ARE AT A STANDOFF AROUND A STRATEGIC PASS.
TEXT: U-N ENVOY NORBERT HALL MET FOR MORE THAN ONE-HOUR WITH SENIOR TALEBAN OFFICIALS IN KABUL, INCLUDING NULLAH GAUS THE ACTING TALEBAN FOREIGN MINISTER.
AFGHANISTAN : ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME appeal no. 01.19/96 Information Bulletin No. 01