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Humanitarian Bulletin Afghanistan | Issue 79 | 1 October – 31 December 2018

Stories in this issue: 

  • HRP/HNO launch
  • Winterisation
  • Conflict and drought
  • Awaaz call centre


  • More people in Afghanistan need humanitarian/protection help in 2019 compared with December 2017.
  • Top 2019 HRP priorities include restoring livelihoods and rehabilitating trauma victims back into society.
  • This year, there will also be an emphasis on rolling back food insecurity and on mitigating risky, negative coping mechanisms.
  • Acute food insecurity has risen by 30% in just five years – potentially affecting 13m people in Afghanistan over 2018.
  • IDP families living in informal settlements report that they earn on average 20% less than other IDP households. They also frequently don’t have the tazkeras (national ID).

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Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
13 Jan 2019
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Public Information Unit
Public Information and Advocacy
Coordination hub(s): 
National Level Coordination