Poor families currently living in caves in Afghanistan are to receive permanent shelter, in a new Islamic Relief project now underway.
Bamyan province, in central Afghanistan, is the poorest in the country. Home to many displaced people as well as families that have returned to the country, Bamyan suffers from insecurity and ethnic tensions. Local conflict has driven around 200 of the most vulnerable families to seek refuge in caves around Bamyan city, which are part of a UNESCO world heritage site.
Life in the caves