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- 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
- DFID: Helpdesk Report: K4D - Agriculture in Afghanistan – economic sustainability and subsector viability. 24 Jun 2019
- OCHA: Afghanistan: Integrated Drought Response, May 2019. 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
- UNHCR: UNHCR Afghanistan Operational Fact Sheet, 31 May 2019. 23 Jun 2019
- Health Cluster: Afghanistan: Attacks on Health Care in 2019, as of 24 June. 24 Jun 2019
Agenda items 28 and 40 (f)
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan
The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security
Emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan
It could take up to six years before the north of the country is rid of the deadly menace.
WASHINGTON, Dec.3, 2003 - Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman today announced plans for $115 million in foreign assistance under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's fiscal 2004 Food for Progress program. These allocations include donations for 22 developing countries in Africa, Asia (including Central Asia), Latin America and Eastern Europe.
Fifty-eighth General Assembly
68th Meeting (AM)
Also Appoints Seven Members to Committee on Conferences
Convinced that achieving a final and peaceful settlement to the question of Palestine - the core of the Arab-Israeli conflict - was imperative to comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East, the General Assembly this morning adopted a series of resolutions reaffirming international commitment to the Road Map peace plan and to the realization of the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people.
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Efforts to disarm rival armed factions in the north of Afghanistan have achieved mixed results, with one commander handing over at least 50 tanks and his rival only three, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.
Defence Ministry spokesman General Mohammad Zahir Azimi said factional leader General Abdul Rashid Dostum had said he agreed in principle to the disarmament plan for the north but argued it should be launched at the same time as in other provinces.
LORALAI, Pakistan (UNHCR) - Almost unnoticed amid the efforts to repatriate Afghan refugees and care for the last wave to arrive in Pakistan, the UN refugee agency continues to watch over nearly a million other Afghan refugees who have been here for up to 24 years.
DUBAI, Dec 3 (UNHCR) - Government officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan meeting together with senior UNHCR staff today in the third tripartite meeting to discuss refugee repatriation said that security in Afghanistan is an absolute requirement for the resumption of returns and a successful repatriation.
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Data source: Food prepositioning data from WFP,
Areas potentially blocked by snow data from AIMS, UNJLC
Snow and temperature data from NOAA
SALANG, 3 December (IRIN) - Aziz Agha, a driver, told IRIN that since the closure of the Salang tunnel in July it had been taking him five days to drive his 20,000-litre diesel tanker south to the capital, Kabul, from the northern city of Heyratan along unmade roads across the Hindu Kush mountains. Now, this key route via the tunnel has been partially reopened, coinciding with the blocking of the high passes by snow and ice. "It is only a day and half now that the tunnel has been reopened," the 35-year- old said in Salang.
KUWAIT, Dec 2 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Red Crscent Society on Tuesday announced that it would help Afghan people facing difficult living conditions during the winter season by construction of housing units.
A society statement, copy of which KUNA received today, said the society would finance the full construction of refugee camps, this would take place in cooperation with the Afghan Red Crescent Society and the UN High Commission for Refugee Affairs, said the statement.
The project came upon direct orders of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society Barjes AL-Brjes, said the statment, …
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC)
After months of delay, the UN campaign is beginning to yield small successes. But top commanders are reluctant to turn in guns.
By Ilene R. Prusher - Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN -- Islamuddin has been a soldier for nearly half his life - and he is only 22.
Now, the young man whose education had primarily consisted of how to handle a kalashnikov has agreed to turn in his weapon in exchange for $200, household food staples, and training for a new career.
KONDUZ, 2 December (IRIN) - Murad Khan, a farmer, waited patiently in a long queue on Tuesday. He was lining up to register as a voter, keen to take part in the first democratic initiative in Afghanistan in more than a generation, as UN-backed voter registration got under way in the northeastern city of Konduz for the country's national elections due to be held next year.
Afghanistan, the district Shib Koh in the province Farah: In summer 2003 this district became victim of a terrible sandstorm. Huge parts of this region were buried under sand. An economic disaster for this region!
Kabul, 1 December 2003 (RFE/RL) -- The United States has established a military reconstruction team in the western Afghan province of Herat bordering Iran. U.S. military spokesman Bryan Hilferty said the 50-member group began operating in Herat today and will also oversee projects in three neighboring provinces.
Voter registration starts this week in eight cities across Afghanistan ahead of the country's national elections next year, according to the United Nations mission there.
Appeal status: 52% funded
Priority action for children: Accelerating Girls Education in Afghanistan