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20 Oct 2016 description


09 Oct 2016 description

This position paper of the Afghanistan Resilience Consortium prepared for the 2016 Brussels Conference on Afghanistan calls on the country and its partners to allocate greater political, technical, and financial resources to building the country’s resilience to natural hazards and climate change. Afghanistan is facing one of the world’s most serious crises, with millions of people in need of assistance and an even greater number at risk from natural hazards and climate change.

The recommendations to the Government of Afghanistan and its international partners include:

30 Sep 2016 description


  • WFP Afghanistan is closely following the internally displaced persons (IDPs) situation in the country.
    WFP is ready to provide immediate food assistance to any emergencies in coordination with the Government and other humanitarian agencies. In addition, WFP is working on an Emergency Operation in response to returnees (documented and undocumented returnees) from Pakistan and increased number of IDPs.

28 Sep 2016 description

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) respond to environmental emergencies through the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit (JEU). JEU combines UNEP's environmental expertise with the OCHA-coordinated humanitarian network. This helps to ensure an integrated approach by coordinating international efforts and mobilizing partners.

15 Sep 2016 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide’s annual report for 2015 has been published today, detailing our income, expenditure and the projects we undertook to help 8.3 million people across the globe.

09 Sep 2016 description

Ten years ago there were just three border crossing points between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Today there are six bridges, and there are plans to construct a seventh.

These critical connections have been established through a partnership between Afghanistan, the European Union and UNDP. From its headquarters in Tajikistan, the Border Management Northern Afghanistan (BOMNAF) project has been working for nearly a decade to build the physical and social infrastructure, for a strong and peaceful Afghanistan.

08 Sep 2016 description

Rory Stewart visits Burma, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan on first trip to the region since becoming International Development Minister.

Rory Stewart visited Burma, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan on his first trip to the region since becoming International Development Minister to see how UK support is helping to build more peaceful, prosperous, safer and healthier countries, which is also in Britain’s interest.

30 Aug 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems


  • Heavy rainfall floods streets in Rawalpindi

  • Provinces asked to follow National Climate Change policy

  • Preventive measures against Congo virus advised: Experts

  • Pakistan to become water scarce in 4 years

  • Supreme Court rejects review appeals of 16 terror convicts set to hang

  • Pakistan’s Counter- Terrorism Policy

  • CPEC confronts terrorism

  • US urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to work together against terrorism

23 Aug 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems


  • UN lauds Pakistan’s capacity in dealing with natural calamities

  • CDA to launch Monsoon Tree Planation Drive

  • NDMA chairman vows to protect schools from natural disasters

  • India funding terrorists in Balochistan

  • Pakistan has launched decisive action to eliminate terrorism

  • NACTA receives thousands of false informations about terrorism

  • Pakistan again invites India for Kashmir talks

19 Aug 2016 description
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Kabul, 19 August 2016 – At the start of a three-day visit to Afghanistan, high-level officials from the United Nations and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation today commemorated World Humanitarian Day in Kabul urging increased international partnerships to address the root causes of humanitarian needs, reduce communities’ vulnerability to disasters and raise awareness of Afghanistan’s protracted humanitarian crisis.

17 Aug 2016 description


  • WFP Afghanistan is closely following the internally displaced persons (IDPs) situation in the country. WFP is ready to provide immediate food assistance to any emergencies in coordination with the Government and other humanitarian agencies.

  • The latest Pre-Harvest Assessment results predict similar or higher levels of national wheat production this year, compared to 2015 levels.

10 Aug 2016 description


There is agreement in the scientific community that the global food system will experience unprecedented pressure in the coming decades – demographic changes, urban growth, environmental degradation, increasing disaster risk, food price volatility, and climate change will all affect food security patterns.

04 Aug 2016 description

Islamabad (ICRC) – Handling dead bodies with respect and dignity in emergencies is the theme of a five-day course currently being run by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Islamabad, Pakistan. The course has attracted emergency responders from Afghanistan, Ecuador, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam who will benefit from national expertise.

03 Aug 2016 description
report Medair

“This is SO much farther than the extra mile,” laughed Danielle, a Medair relief worker in Afghanistan. Out the window of her truck, she saw steep orange-brown hills rising up on either side. This was day two of a field trip with Medair to reach remote communities in the Central Highlands, and what a journey is was – through thick mud, deep snow, and treacherous roads.

26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

13 Jul 2016 description


  • Humanitarian access remains a significant challenge countrywide

  • Natural disasters affect fewer people in 2016 than in 2015

  • Donors contribute 29 percent of funding requested in 2016 HRP


  • Security conditions across Afghanistan have deteriorated in recent months, increasing the number of people displaced within the country and further constraining already limited access to crisis-affected populations.

12 Jul 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems


  • More monsoon rains expected across country
  • PDMA issues alert as Met forecast heavy rains
  • Advisor monitors dengue surveillance teams; Reviews patients’ treatment
  • PM directs to use all available resources for relief activities in flood-hit areas of Chitral
  • Disaster prevention rehabilitation staff ready for work
  • Many undocumented Afghan refugees behind kidnappings, terrorism: Imran
  • War against terrorism: Pakistan urges Kabul to exploit Zarb-e-Azb gains
  • US welcomes Gen Sharif's statement; acknowledges …
05 Jul 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems


  • PDMA directs Chitral administration to utilise Rs.15 million funds
  • Collateral damage: Roads blocked in Shangla
  • Monsoon rains reducing water crisis in parched Tharparkar
  • Karachi struggles with power outages, waterlogged roads after heavy rain
  • Global terrorism during 2016
  • Pakistan's operation against terrorism has been successful: John McCain
  • Pakistan strongly condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations: Nafees Zakariya
  • Combined efforts needed to counter terrorism in South …
01 Jul 2016 description



Emergency aid and reconstruction measures supported by Switzerland directly benefit around three and a half million people a year.
Given their scale and tragic consequences, Swiss Humanitarian Aid has focused its attention on the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, South Sudan and the Central African Republic, and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. (p. 8)