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

April 27, 2017

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 is the ever increasing number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees from Pakistan joining […]

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

April 13, 2017

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 provide immediate winterized shelter assistance. Given the difficulty of accessing many affected areas, cash grants […]