Appeals & Response Plans
Maps & Infographics
Headlines (last 30 days)
- DFID: More than five million Afghans will receive emergency life-saving UK aid. 17 Jun 2019
- UNICEF: Afghanistan sees three-fold increase in attacks on schools in one year – UNICEF. 28 May 2019
Most read reports
- IOM: Returns to Afghanistan in 2018: Joint IOM-UNHCR Summary Report [EN/Dari/Pashto]. 25 Jun 2019
- IOM: Return of Undocumented Afghans - Weekly Situation Report (16-22 June 2019). 25 Jun 2019
- OCHA: Afghanistan: Integrated Drought Response, May 2019. 24 Jun 2019
- DFID: Helpdesk Report: K4D - Agriculture in Afghanistan – economic sustainability and subsector viability. 24 Jun 2019
- UN GA: The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security - Report of the Secretary General (A/73/902–S/2019/493). 18 Jun 2019
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (22 December 2003) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$20 million grant, funded by the Government of Japan, to rehabilitate priority roads in northern Afghanistan.
The grant, from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR), will be used to rehabilitate 112 kilometers of the ring road in northern Afghanistan, including 57 km of the Khulum-Naibabad-Mazar-i-Sharif-Balkh road, and 55 km of the Naibabad-Hairatan international road link with Uzbekistan.
The JFPR was set up in 2000 with an initial contribution of =A510 billion (about US$90 million), …
News Release No.
News Release No.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (3 June 2003) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to extend US$610 million in assistance to Afghanistan during the three-year period 2003-2005, according to its Country Strategy and Program (CSP) Update endorsed today.
The assistance will fund priority interventions identified by the Government, including the rehabilitation of key infrastructure and natural resources, and the promotion of policy and institutional reforms.
Immediately after endorsing the CSP, ADB approved, …
News Release No. 074/03
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (3 June 2003) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a concessional loan of US$150 million equivalent to Afghanistan to help restore key infrastructure in its shattered road, electric power, and gas sectors.
The urgently needed repairs to be undertaken under the Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project will promote trade, growth, and poverty reduction.
South Asia Department
Principal Author: Jouko Sarvi
Supervisors: Frank Polman, Edward Haugh
News Release No. 047/03
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (28 APRIL 2003) - The economy of Afghanistan is likely to surge ahead in 2003 and 2004, provided the security situation improves and international support to reconstruction is maintained, according to a major Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released today.
The Asian Development Outlook (ADO), an annual ADB publication that looks at economic trends in the Asia and the Pacific region, does not include an official growth forecast for Afghanistan, as economic statistics for the country are virtually non-existent.
TOKYO, JAPAN (22 February, 2003) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is planning to provide about US$200 million in financial assistance for the reconstruction of Afghanistan this year, said Mr. Jungsoo Lee, Resident Director, ADB's Japan Representative Office.
This report provides a preliminary look at Afghanistan's environment, including an environmental policy and institutional framework; and provides the basis for coordinated action to address high priority environmental concerns in Afghanistan. Topics covered include
- biodiversity and protected areas
- water resources
- the impact of returning refugees and internally displaced persons on rural and urban areas.