Migration: A study on Afghan returnees from Europe, their motivations and challenges to reintegration

Nearly forty years of conflict, economic hardship and natural disasters have resulted in the displacement and migration of millions of Afghans. More recently, increasing numbers of Afghans are making the difficult decision to return to their country of origin, often Read more…

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…