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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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PAKISTAN: Afghan refugees weigh their dwindling options

PAKISTAN: Afghan refugees weigh their dwindling options

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 24, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - At 70 years old, Mohammad Issa is already struggling to survive in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, where he sought refuge from war in Afghanistan years ago. Suffering from

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