UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report: 1-31 January 2024

Situation Report #1 in 2024: 1-31 January

UNICEF Afghanistan



  • During the period 15 September 2023 to 27 January 2024, over 508,000 Afghan returnees from Pakistan have been registered. UNICEF continues to support the response at the Torkham and Spin Boldak Borders with Health, WASH, Nutrition, Child Protection and Social Behaviour Change interventions.  
  • In January 2024, around  6.2 million people, half of whom  children under five, received essential health and nutrition services in UNICEF-supported facilities.
  • In January 2024, over 1.1 million children under five were screened for acute malnutrition at 3,300 fixed and mobile health facilities supported by UNICEF across the country. Out of these, 45,627 children with severe wasting (57 per cent girls) were admitted for treatment.
  • In January, UNICEF supported over 551,000 children (64 per cent girls) with education support through 17,918 community-based education (CBE) classes.
UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report # 1_January 2024