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18 Sep 2018 description

Key Figures (August 2018)

Annual Target (HRP)
Total 1.5 Million

People Reached (August 2018)
Total 599,350

People Reached (Year 2018)
No of Partners Responded 1,126,464 22

10 Sep 2018 description
report Save the Children

• Hunger on the rise in world’s most brutal war zones

• 2 in 3 infants with life-threatening malnutrition set to go untreated this year

• Alarming shortfalls in funding for conflict zones; spike in obstructions to delivery of humanitarian aid

• Content & case studies available here

LONDON, Sept 10 – More than half a million children in conflict zones could die from extreme hunger before the end of the year, new research by Save the Children shows.

30 Aug 2018 description

By Enayatullah Azad, Media, Information & Advocacy Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council

OSLO, Aug 30 2018 (IPS) - Amid a precarious security situation in Afghanistan, the worst drought in recent history that hit two out of three provinces in Afghanistan in July has destabilised the lives of tens of thousands of civilians, some of whom have already been displaced.

The United Nations has predicted that over two million people are expected to become severely food insecure in the coming period.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Islamic Relief

Almost three million people living in some of the most remote and dangerous areas of the world will be receiving meat as part of Islamic Relief’s Qurbani distributions, during the Eid Festival.

The international humanitarian and development organisation is distributing quality Qurbani meat in 35 countries across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, during Eid al-Adha, which this year is celebrated between 21-23 August.

16 Aug 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide

Concern’s commitment to leaving no one behind has increasingly taken the organisation to fragile contexts, where the devastating consequences of conflict and resulting levels of human suffering have soared in recent years.

26 Jul 2018 description
report Oxfam

Executive Summary

Oxfam conducted a Humanitarian Needs Assessment in Khadeer district of Daykundi province.
The assessment applied quantitative method of data collection from the communities with 226 respondents were interviewed out of which 53.5% were male and 46.5% were female respondents.
It is worth of mentioning that all data has been collected from rural areas, while majority of interviewed households were permanent resident of Khadeer district with 100% living in rural areas.

26 Jul 2018 description
report Oxfam

Executive Summary

Oxfam through its partner ADA conducted a Humanitarian Needs Assessment in Ashtarlay district of Daykundi province. The assessment applied quantitative method of data collection from ten drought affected communities. Totally, 342 individuals were interviewed out of which 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female, while 79.5% of interviewed households head were male and 20.5% were female.

24 Jul 2018 description

On July 23rd, 2018, partners of the EU Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) funded Emergency Response Mechanism (ERM) launched a regional response to meet the immediate needs of over 8,000 drought displaced households in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. The response is expected to reach up to 10,000 unassisted drought displaced households before the end of July.

24 Jul 2018 description

Afghanistan has one of the highest rates of mortality among children under 5 years old in the world, with thousands of children dying every year. Malnutrition remains a major underlying cause behind child mortality and morbidity in many of Afghanistan's provinces. Almost half of all under-5 deaths are attributable to undernutrition, while more than 80% of neonatal deaths occur among newborn infants with low birth weights in the highest burden settings - strongly linked to very poor nutrition status of pregnant and lactating women.

19 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Drought in 20 provinces across the country has significantly affected the health and nutrition situation of 4.2 million people. Health Cluster partners are scaling up their response.

  • The Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) has been revised due to the drought situation. An additional $117 million has been requested from the HRP.

  • The deteriorating security situation in some parts of the country has led to the closure of health facilities in many districts and casualties among healthcare workers.

19 Jul 2018 description

Key Figures (May) 2018)

Annual Target (HRP)

1.5 Million

Total People Reached (June 2018)

93,355

Total People Reached (Year 2018)

527,114

No of Partners Responded

22

Highlights:

08 Jul 2018 description

NGOs call for comprehensive response to Drought in Afghanistan:

4th July 2018, Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghanistan remains one of the worst funded of the large crises around the world. Millions of people are in need of humanitarian assistance, mostly due to conflict, rapid-onset natural disasters and situations of protracted displacement. So far this year only 29% of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) is funded; but on top of the initial response plan, a drought is further escalating needs.

13 Jun 2018 description

Key Figures (May) 2018)

Annual Target (HRP)

750,000

Total People Reached (May 2018)

84,976

Total People Reached (Year 2018)

457,034

No of Partners Responded

19

Highlights:

05 Jun 2018 description
report Cordaid

An estimated 1.4 million Afghans need life-saving assistance in the coming months, due to severe drought caused by La Niña climate conditions. “Water wells have run dry, crops are lost, livestock is dying. Farmers are forced to leave their villages”, says Abdur Rauf, humanitarian program coordinator for Cordaid in Kabul.

13 May 2018 description

Key Figures (March 2018)

Annual Target (HRP)

750,000

Total People Reached (March 2018)

131,698

Total People Reached (Year 2018)

289,267

No of Partners Responded

20

Highlights: