The inter-agency aid operation will bring food, sanitation and hygiene supplies, nutrition and health assistance to Rukban. Some 10,000 children will be vaccinated against Measles, Polio and other deadly diseases.
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
Humanitarian needs in Afghanistan continue to mount while financial resources to respond are declining, as reflected in funding to actions coordinated in the 2012 Consolidated Appeal (CAP) and contributions to the Emergency Response Fund. Funding shortfalls are most likely to...
Average GAM of 18% countrywide and a Southern region average of 29.5%
New displacements rise by 15 per cent in June
75 people die in landslides after earthquakes
No ERF funding received to date in 2012, US$100,000 available to address emergencies. US$ 10 million requested.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), on 11 June 2012, three earthquakes hit Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region; of varying magnitudes of 5.4 at 09:32am, 5.7 at 09.59am and 4.2 at 01.02pm local time respectively....