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08 Mar 2017 description

Today over 2 million Afghan refugees live in Pakistan. Since last July, the government of Pakistan has toughened its policy to repatriate Afghan refugees. As a result, 630,000 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan last year. Additional 500,000 refugees are estimated to join them in March following the winter pause. To prepare for emergency relief, AAR Japan conducted a preliminary assessment to examine the living conditions of these Afghan returnees who are stranded in in Nangarhar Province, which makes an entry point along the eastern border.

31 Mar 2015 description

In Afghanistan, with prolonged security instability, at least 40 people a month still fall victims of mines and UXOs. In an effort to help people protect themselves from the risk of landmines, AAR Japan started conducting Mine Risk Education in 2002 to educate people about what mines and UXOs look like and what to do when they find them. In 2005, AAR Japan introduced the "mobile cinema lecture" which contained internally developed short films to be shown as part of the Mine Risk Education.

06 Mar 2015 description

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a province located in the northwestern part of Pakistan, shares an international border with Afghanistan. This province has more than 50 camps that house as many as 1.5 million refugees who fled from neighboring Afghanistan, which has been plagued by political instability for more than three decades. Since May 2011, AAR Japan has carried out activities to renovate and reconstruct primary school buildings, and to raise public hygiene awareness in three refugee camps and the surrounding villages in Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

09 Dec 2014 description

Providing activities to deepen people’s understanding of disabilities together with improvements of various school facilities

In Afghanistan, which has been suffering continuous conflicts for years, there are a lot of people living with disabilities due to damage caused by landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs). AAR has been spreading the knowledge on how to protect themselves from landmines and UXOs to villagers and school children, while providing support to victims and persons with disabilities.

28 Dec 2001 description

Protect the Children from Landmines and UXO (Unexploded Ordnance)

28 Dec 2001 description

In the wake of the simultaneous terrorist attacks on September 11, the US and British forces began their reprisal attacks in Afghanistan, and their operations have left many unexploded bombs. Also, new landmines were laid as the civil war escalated.

11 Oct 2001 description

Appropriation of Milk, Water and Biscuits