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OCHA Afghanistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 74 | 1 March – 31 March 2018

OCHA Afghanistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 74 | 1 March – 31 March 2018

Articles in this issue: 

  • “It is a very tough place for aid agencies”
  • A victim of a landmine not a victim anymore
  • Step by step to more localised aid
  • One school for 2,000 girls and boys
  • Humanitarian access and aid worker incidents
  • Humanitarian Financing Update

Highlights:

  • After one year on the job, the Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer speaks about the huge disparities he sees, aid worker security and his personal commitment to Afghanistan.
  • While the number of mine casualties is on the rise, funding for mine action in Afghanistan dropped by 65 per cent over the past five years.
  • ACBAR’s Twinning Program successfully teams up international and national NGOs to build capacities to the benefit of both counterparts.
  • Lack of basic services in three informal settlements in Nangarhar is exacerbated with new conflict displacements and arrivals from Pakistan.

 

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
12 Apr 2018
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin