Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 31, 2016 0

Afghanistan has failed to live up to a 2014 pledge to care for people displaced by conflict within its borders, according to a report released today, even as the number of displaced has doubled to 1.2 million over the past two years. In its 2014 National Policy on Internally Displaced Persons, Afghanistan’s government promised to provide IDPs with access to basic living standards including food, water, shelter, and healthcare. Yet, researchers with Amnesty International found that many IDPs are living “on the brink of survival”

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Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

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