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28 Jul 2014 description

SCA started the renovation work of the Jalalabad component workshop, which was damaged due to earthquake last year. The Post Code Lottery is funding the project and the renovation work will be completed within two months with a budget of 840, 000 AFS.

Last year the component workshop was cracked due to the earthquake in April. SCA RAD Programme is producing wheelchairs and other supportive devices for the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.

28 Jun 2014 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Afghanistan is exposed to multiple, predictable and recurrent natural hazards which are exacerbated by on-going climate change. Afghanistan is ranked twelfth on the seismic risk index, twenty-second on the drought risk index, twenty-fourth on the flood risk index, thirtieth on the landslide risk index and eighty-second on the severe storm risk index. The economic and human impact of these recurrent disasters is devastating.

13 Feb 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

from January – December 2013

242 Recorded Incidents

177 Assessed Incidents

13,272 Affected Families

90,505 Affected Individuals

5,383 Families Assisted

43,163 Individuals Assisted

10,000 NFIs Distributed

32 Provinces Assisted

Natural Disaster Affected and Displaced Families from 1 January to 31 December 2013

11 Jul 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 42% increase in trauma injury patients

  • Active hostilities continue to adversely impact access

  • Food security outlook positive

  • Watershed project in Mazar-i - Sharif

  • 12 Disaster Risk Reduction projects implemented along Amu River

  • CHAP 55% funded

01 Jul 2013 description

1. SUMMARY

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate, with growing needs amongst internally displaced people (IDPs), other people struggling with the impact of conflict and natural disasters and communities exposed to communicable diseases coupled with challenges for some populations to access basic services.

The intensification of conflict is well documented.

24 Jun 2013 description

The wheat harvest is underway and likely of above normal volume

KEY MESSAGES

• Between now and November 2013, staple food availability both at the household and market levels is likely increasing. This is primarily the result of the ongoing above average wheat harvest, which would be the second year in a row of above average production.

• Economic access to food is also likely to improve between now and November as labor opportunities, wages, and livestock prices peak during the summer.

18 Jun 2013 description

I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 67/16 and Security Council resolution 2096 (2013), in which the Council requested me to report on developments in Afghanistan every three months.

13 May 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 5,300 families affected by floods

• Earthquake affects Nangarhar and Kunar provinces

• Escalation of conflict in Faryab causes displacement

• Enhanced humanitarian air capacity

• Establishing a Common Humanitarian Fund