Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report: 1-30 September 2022

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The UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report provides an update on the situation and needs of children, as well as information on UNICEF's responses and funding requirements to meet these needs. 

  • UNICEF supported a total of 388,891 children (60% per cent girls) through existing and new Community Based education facilities, in the month of September.
  • 1,297,172 people gained access to safe water supply with support from UNICEF in drought affected areas.
  • Acute Watery Diarrhoea cases are on the decline with the onset of the cold season however, winter often brings additional health and economic challenges to vulnerable households.
  • A suicide attack at a Kaaj tuition centre in the Dasht-e-Barchi area in Kabul killed at least 53 people, most of them female students, highlighting the increasing risks facing students trying to gain an education and improve their lives.
UNICEF Afghanistan Situation Report