UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report: 1-30 April 2023

Situation Report #4 in 2023: 1-30 April

On 1 May 2023, two girls smile inside their Grade 1 classroom in Eskan Village, Nili District, Daikundi Province, Afghanistan.



  • UNICEF supported 573,388 children (59 per cent girls) with education services through 17,856 community-based education classes in 30 provinces.
  • 617,919 children and caregivers, including 882 children with disabilities, were reached with a range of child protection services including case management, explosive ordinance risk education, and mental health and psychosocial support.
  • April saw an increase in cases of infectious diseases such as acute watery diarrhoea (AWD).
  • In high-risk areas, 86,414 people, including drought-affected and internally displaced people, received essential WASH supplies.
  • Urgent funding is needed for emergency health and WASH activities to prevent the spread of AWD/cholera.
  • More than 48,800 children (56 per cent girls) received life-saving treatment for severe wasting, following the screening of 1.3 million children aged 6-59 months.
UNICEF Afghanistan Situation Report April 2023 COVER
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