Almost 1,000 Afghans fleeing their homes on a daily basis

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Afghanistan

Despite valiant efforts by aid agencies, no assistance has reached the conflict-displaced in Dehrawoud or Shindand districts, and no relief organization has delivered NFIs to the districts outside of Kunduz city.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Escalated conflict in Kunduz led to wide scale displacement of 22,400 people
• WFP and humanitarian partners face extreme access constraints halting delivery of food to displaced families in Uruzgan
• IMC expands life-saving medical care to remote areas of Afghanistan
• Dangerous needs assessment mission provides information essential for effective humanitarian assistance
• CHF allocates US$20 million for acute humanitarian needs

In this issue

Saving lives in Kunduz P.1
WFP scales up support to IDPs P.2
IMC Emergency Medical Service P.5
CHF allocates US$20 million P.6
Humanitarian access overview P.7

HUMANITARIAN ACCESS: A matter of life or death in Kunduz

Springtime in Kunduz, north eastern Afghanistan has been tragically filled with conflict and suffering, leading to an extraordinary displacement of more than 22,400 people.
Fleeing for their lives, 14,000 people were forced from Kunduz city to remote areas where the conflict is most active. The insecure environment and access constraints created severe challenges in the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

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