DACAAR presented important facts about the effects of climate change on Afghanistan’s water resources at an international congress in South Korea.
“I had the honour of delivering my research at this congress and let the participants know about the statistics of Afghanistan’s climate change. This was never done before.”
Mohamad Hassan Saffi, DACAAR’s Senior Hydrogeologist and engineer, participated in the International Association of Hydrogeologist (IAH) 45th Congress held from 09th-14th of September 2018.
Annual Target (HRP) 1.5 Million
Total People Reached (September 2018) 150,155
Total People Reached (Year 2018) 1,542,984
No of Partners Responded 25
Response: As of 15 Oct 2018, 30,000 droughts displaced families in western region (12,000 in Herat and 18,000 in Qala-e-Now) are receiving assistance through WASH partners. A total of 182,000 people reached with safe water by tankering and 3500 latrines and 2,200 baths installed so far to meet the sanitation needs.
Despite insecurity and access problems, DACAAR achieved all its planned targets for 2017. We invite you to read this brief overview and the 2017 Annual Report here.
The goal of publishing this Annual Report is sharing DACAAR’s achievements and challenges with donors, governments, national and international partners and the humanitarian community.
Key Figures (August 2018)
Annual Target (HRP)
Total 1.5 Million
People Reached (August 2018)
People Reached (Year 2018)
No of Partners Responded 1,126,464 22
September 2, 2018
DACAAR Main Office, Kabul, Afghanistan
In line with the ECHO-DACAAR Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA), the two organisations have signed an agreement for the continuation of the delivery of emergency assistance to Afghans under the Emergency Response Mechanism (ERM).
The Emergency Response Mechanism (ERM) is European Commission Humanitarian Aid’s (ECHO) flagship humanitarian program in Afghanistan, addressing immediate needs of recently displaced conflict and natural disaster affected families.