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Afghanistan

9 February 2017

Severe snowstorms bring tragedy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Up to 3 meters of snow have fallen in different parts of Afghanistan, triggering avalanches that killed dozens
Escape from Kunduz
3 January 2017

Escape from Kunduz

When gunmen came looking for him, Hamed Mousavez (age 21) knew he had to flee Afghanistan.
Concern mounts as winter sets in across quake-affected regions
5 November 2015

Concern mounts as winter sets in across quake-affected regions

Villagers without homes will have to face harsh winter conditions in tents
Earthquake relief efforts gather pace in Afghanistan and Pakistan
30 October 2015

Earthquake relief efforts gather pace in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Over 53,000 people have been directly affected by the disaster
Red Crescent societies join rescue efforts after 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Afghanistan
27 October 2015

Red Crescent societies join rescue efforts after 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Afghanistan

Earthquake killed at least 77 people in Afghanistan and over 200 in neighbouring Pakistan, leaving over 2,000 injured
Hygiene promotion improves the health of communities in Afghanistan
17 June 2015

Hygiene promotion improves the health of communities in Afghanistan

Community-based health intervention project helps to increase community resilience and reduce the spread of diarrhoeal and malarial diseases.
Afghan Red Crescent responds to devastating avalanche across the country
1 April 2015

Afghan Red Crescent responds to devastating avalanche across the country

Recent heavy snowfalls, rain and avalanches took a deadly toll on the lives and properties of the people in 22 provinces of Afghanistan leaving 230 people dead and 35 wounded. Over 6,000 homes were also damaged or destroyed.
Mainstreaming gender through cooperation, not competition
7 March 2015

Mainstreaming gender through cooperation, not competition

The Afghan Red Crescent Society has shown its dedication to ensuring gender issues are at the heart of its development plans by organizing a special conference on the subject.
Afghanistan: Deadly landslide in Badakhshan
3 May 2014

Afghanistan: Deadly landslide in Badakhshan

A catastrophic landslide wiped out an area near the village of Abi-Barak in the province of Badakhshan on 2 May, in the North-East of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Female volunteers make healthcare services accessible to women in remote villages
20 May 2013

Afghanistan: Female volunteers make healthcare services accessible to women in remote villages

Women in Afghanistan are taking maternal and child health into communities.
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