During the first half of September 2018, around 120,000 people were newly displaced from rural areas of Badghis to Qala-e-Naw due to on-going drought. The number of people displaced due to the drought is currently more than 250,000 in the Western Region.
There are insufficient resources across all sectors of aid in Badghis among all partners.
The number of people displaced by conflict in Afghanistan is 250,000 in 2018.
In September 2018, a total of 98 outbreaks which include 90 outbreaks of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), 3 dog bites, 2 food poisoning, 1Malaria and 2 measles.
Top two communicable diseases in the country during September 2018 were ARI (Cough & Cold +Pneumonia) (396,804 cases) and Acute Diarrheal Diseases (273,372 cases).
During Sep 2018, 16 incidents on healthcare were reported which includes closure and/or damage of 07 health facilities, 3 ambulances taken and one health worker killed.
Internal population movement due to drought, seasonal change, insecurity and returnees from Pakistan and Iran placed an increasing demand on health services.
Three new Polio cases were reported in September 2018.
Health Cluster provided for 119,769 beneficiaries in maternal health, trauma care, immunization and psychosocial support in September.
A total of 99,117 returnees returned to Afghanistan this month, of which 95,227 from Iran and 3,890 returned from Pakistan.