UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report: 1-31 October 2023

Situation Report #10 in 2023: 1-31 October

UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report # 10_October 2023
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• Communities in Herat Province were impacted by a series of shallow and strong (6 Magnitude+) earthquakes and aftershocks from 7 October, impacting an estimated 1.6 million people who experienced high intensity shaking (MMI 6+) including more than 275,000 people who were directly affected in nine districts.

• A total of 45,596 children were treated for severe wasting, following screening of over 838,000 children aged 6-59 months.

• UNICEF provided safe drinking water to 142,870 people in 17 provinces through various implementing partners.

• In October, 781,351 children and caregivers (45 per cent girls and women), including 3,412 children with disabilities, benefited from child protection prevention, risk mitigation, and response services.

UNICEF Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report # 10_October 2023
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