Afghanistan: Severe food insecurity affects vulnerable groups in informal settlements in Kabul and Nangarhar

Food insecurity is rife across Afghanistan, with an estimated 1.6 million people anticipated to suffer from a severe lack of food in 2017. Conflict perpetuates limited food availability country-wide, whilst unemployment and overcrowding affect food access. Contributing to this hardship Read more…

Afghanistan: Evaluating 2015 earthquake emergency shelter response to improve future post-disaster programmes

In October 2015, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Badakhshan province, leaving over a hundred dead and tens of thousands displaced across Afghanistan’s most mountainous region. The earthquake struck during the lead up to winter, which only exacerbated the need to Read more…

Afghanistan: New REACH project monitors highly vulnerable informal settlements in Kabul and Nangarhar

Afghanistan continues to be torn by a three-decade long conflict and recurrent natural disasters which have forced an ever increasing number of families to leave their homes. In 2016, the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returnees reached unprecedented Read more…