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02 Mar 2015 description

Publish Date: Feb 28, 2015

In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate

Dear countrymen and women, sisters and brothers,

Asalam u Alaikum

Today, I would like to begin by narrating a Hadith from the Great Prophet, where he said, “when it comes to passion, sympathy and kindness to one another, all Muslims act as single body, which if one part is in pain, the others cannot be in rest either.”

20 Feb 2015 description


Post-Crisis Environmental Assessment

Post-Crisis Environmental Recovery

Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding

Disaster Risk Reduction

The Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC)

05 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS (November—December 2014)

7 Recorded Incidents
6 Assessed Incidents
149 Affected Families
888 Affected Individuals
5 Provinces Affected

Overview of the Programme

30 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

South Asia is one of the most disaster-prone and conflict-affected regions in the world, with Afghanistan and India belonging to the top ten countries with the highest number of reported natural disasters in a year1. The most common disasters in the region are floods, drought, landslides, avalanches and earthquakes.

31 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS (September—October 2014)

8 Recorded Incidents

5 Assessed Incidents

118 Affected Families

822 Affected Individuals

Overview of the Programme

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)


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

23 Nov 2014 description

With a cost of AFN three million and 78 thousand one retaining wall project of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development was recently completed in Samangan province.

This project includes 83-m long retaining wall that has been completed in Taht-e-Haqan village of Aibak the capital city of Samangan province. Approximately, 430 families have benefited from this development project.

14 Nov 2014 description
report Chatham House

Executive Summary and Recommendations

14 Nov 2014 description
Afghanistan/Pakistan - version 1
Technical Annex - version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 54 796 000


07 Nov 2014 description
report IRIN

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, 4 November 2014 (IRIN) - In northern Afghanistan, the residents don't often use the phrase - most don't even know it. But as they describe how increasingly extreme weather patterns are making their lives harder every year, they map out many of the symptoms of climate change. As a new UN report warns that "irreversible" climate change is affecting more people than ever, these Afghans are on the front line.

05 Nov 2014 description

Programme Overview

IOM’s Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) was borne out of the need to provide emergency and recovery assistance to natural disaster-affected and displaced communities country-wide, with its major aim being to save lives and prevent further displacement. Humanitarian needs are addressed through the distribution of Non Food Item (NFI) kits and Emergency Shelter kits (ES), prepositioned in 24 locations throughout the country for rapid distribution.

20 Oct 2014 description


Chronic conflict, earthquakes, and recurrent seasonal storms, floods, and droughts, as well as limited government response capacity, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations throughout the South Asia region. 2 In addition to staff in Washington, D.C., USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) maintains a permanent regional office for South Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, where the USAID/OFDA regional team for South Asia is based. USAID/OFDA also has a humanitarian advisor in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

17 Oct 2014 description

Chronic conflicts, earthquakes, recurrent seasonal storms, floods, droughts, and severe winter weather, as well as limited government response capacity, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2005 and FY 2014, USAID’s Office of U.S.

28 Sep 2014 description
report UN General Assembly


Sixty-ninth General Assembly
14th & 15th Meetings (AM & PM)

Amid growing global tensions and turmoil, fostering neighbourly relations was vital to national development and prosperity and in keeping with the “surge of democracy” spreading throughout the world, the General Assembly heard today as debate continued into the weekend.

24 Sep 2014 description

Canada providing support to projects underway by World Vision Canada and the Canadian Red Cross

September 23, 2014 – Pickering, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

15 Sep 2014 description
report AlertNet

Amantha Perera

South Asia is set to get a new drought monitoring tool next year, which policymakers hope will help a region increasingly buffeted by extreme weather. The tool, which will incorporate satellite photos of vegetation and forests, meteorological data, details of ground moisture measurements and crop-yield data, should be available for use by next April, the experts developing it said.

Read the full article on Alertnet

01 Sep 2014 description
Pakistan - version 2
Technical Annex - version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 45 000 000


27 Aug 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS from May – June 2014

  • 83 Recorded Incidents
  • 46 Assessed Incidents
  • 5,502 Affected Families
  • 43,033 Affected Individuals
  • 2,079 Families Assisted
  • 20,257 Individuals Assisted
  • 5,081 NFIs Distributed
  • 19 Provinces Assisted

Natural Disaster Affected and Displaced Families from 1 January to 30 June 2014