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Afghanistan – the world’s most dangerous place for aid workers

Afghanistan – the world’s most dangerous place for aid workers

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 18, 2013 0

KABUL 18 April 2013 (IRIN) - Attacks on aid workers in Afghanistan - the world’s most dangerous country for aid workers - are likely to be as high in 2013 as the worst

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Security and aid work in militia-controlled Afghanistan

Security and aid work in militia-controlled Afghanistan

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 5, 2013 0

KUNDUZ 05 April 2013 (IRIN) - Hamidullah, the headmaster of Haji Mir Alam girls’ school in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz Province, was sitting at his desk in the summer of 2011 when members of

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Fighting in Pakistan’s Tirah Valley displaces 40,000 people

Fighting in Pakistan’s Tirah Valley displaces 40,000 people

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 1, 2013 0

PESHAWAR 01 April 2013 (IRIN) - Around 40,000 residents of Pakistan’s Tirah Valley, close to the border with Afghanistan, have fled their homes after renewed fighting in the last few days, according to

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AFGHANISTAN: Bleak humanitarian outlook for 2013

AFGHANISTAN: Bleak humanitarian outlook for 2013

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 2, 2013 0

DUBAI 02 January 2013 (IRIN) - More violence and a worsening humanitarian situation are likely in Afghanistan in 2013, say aid agencies. >

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Bleak 2013 humanitarian outlook for Afghanistan

Bleak 2013 humanitarian outlook for Afghanistan

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 2, 2013 0

DUBAI 02 January 2013 (IRIN) - More violence and a worsening humanitarian situation are likely in Afghanistan in 2013, say aid agencies. >

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Analysis: The militarization of hospital beds

Analysis: The militarization of hospital beds

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 20, 2012 0

NEW YORK 20 December 2012 (IRIN) - Delivering health aid to hotspots including Haiti and Afghanistan has brought together - and at times pitted against one another - humanitarians and militaries in an

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AFGHANISTAN: Power shortages hamper development

AFGHANISTAN: Power shortages hamper development

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 20, 2012 0

JALALABAD 20 December 2012 (IRIN) - A lack of regular electricity in Nangahar Province in eastern Afghanistan is undermining reconstruction efforts and pushing families back into poverty, say business leaders in the provincial

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AFGHANISTAN: Working with the Taliban

AFGHANISTAN: Working with the Taliban

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 11, 2012 0

DUBAI 11 December 2012 (IRIN) - As international forces pull out of Afghanistan and anti-government forces gain influence, aid workers will increasingly have to engage with the Taliban, a new ODI report warns.

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AFGHANISTAN: Disease outbreaks prompt action

AFGHANISTAN: Disease outbreaks prompt action

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 1, 2012 0

DUBAI 01 November 2012 (IRIN) - Afghanistan is taking steps to improve its routine immunization coverage, after a drop in coverage led to a sharp increase in measles outbreaks last year, killing more

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AFGHANISTAN: Winter planning aims to save lives

AFGHANISTAN: Winter planning aims to save lives

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 25, 2012 0

KABUL 25 October 2012 (IRIN) - After last year’s Afghan winter - the harshest in 15 years - killed dozens of displaced children in urban settlements, government and aid agencies in Afghanistan are

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