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OCHA: Humanitarian Bulletin Afghanistan Issue 67 | 1 – 31 August 2017

Afghanistan | Humanitarian Bulletin | August 2017

Covering the humanitarian situation and action in Afghanistan in August 2017.


  • Fighting over control of eight district centres displaced more than 50,000 people in August.
  • More than two million people have been reached with assistance in the first six months of the year.
  • Girls and boys across the country are exposed to high levels of violence and often brutal punishments.
  • Skills taught in youth development centres improve women’s employment prospects and help them break with traditional gender roles.
  • The number of people targeted for assistance via the Cluster system in 2017 has been reduced from 5.7 to 3.6 million.
  • Op-Ed by the Head of Office OCHA Afghanistan: Acknowledging the facts in Afghanistan.

The Bulletin can be downloaded from the pull-down menu above as PDF (0.9MB) in English, Dari and Pashto. 

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
18 Sep 2017
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin