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Afghanistan: Drought Response, Situation Report No. 2 (as of 16 September 2018)

Afghanistan: Drought Response, Situation Report No. 2 (as of 16 September 2018)

Highlights: 

  • Some 120,000 people have newly displaced from rural areas of Badghis to Qala-e-Naw during the reporting period.
  • The number of people displaced due to the drought is currently more than 250,000 in the Western Region.
  • Assistance is being provided in the displacement sites in Badghis and Hirat provinces and efforts are ongoing to scale up assistance in rural areas of origin.
  • Around 190,000 people have been reached with safe drinking water in areas of origin and of displacement in Hirat and Badghis provinces.
  • Capacity of partners in Badghis province remains significantly insufficient across all sectors of aid.
     

Key figures: 

  • 2.2 million people estimated in May to be affected by the drought.
  • 1.4 million people prioritised for assistance to October.
  • 120,000 people displaced by the drought during the reporting period.
  • 39,000 people receiving food assistance during the reporting period in five provinces.
  • 190,000 People receiving safe drinking water during the reporting period.

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
20 Sep 2018
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Afghanistan