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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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

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

04 Nov 2014 description

Kabul, 10 July 2014: Around one million people in Afghanistan are expected to benefit from emergency health and nutrition projects, thanks to the first grant allocations from the newly-established Common Humanitarian Fund.

The Common Humanitarian Fund was created in 2014. Its purpose is to enable a rapid and coordinated response to emergencies and to improve the targeting of relief efforts to the most urgent humanitarian needs. The biggest donors to date are the UK’s Department for International Development and Sweden’s International Development Cooperation.

03 Nov 2014 description

Military operations (ongoing since June 2014) in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in Pakistan have led to the displacement of thousands of people to surrounding districts in Paktika and Khost provinces in Afghanistan. As of 29 October 2014, 33,481 displaced families had been assessed. Response is ongoing based on an estimated 27,000 families in need of humanitarian assistance.

28 Oct 2014 description

The upcoming winter is predicted to have lower temperatures above the seasonal average. The reliability of longer-term forecasts remains problematical and therefore partners are preparing for a range of scenarios

Vulnerable Afghans