Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report

1-20 August 2021

Ali Mohammad and his daughter Asma at Haji Camp


The ongoing political upheaval, conflict, internal displacement and drought have heightened underlying vulnerabilities of children and their families in Afghanistan.

• UNICEF is supporting emergency WASH services, including the provision of safe water through water trucking, construction and repair of hand-pumps along with provision of supplies and hygiene promotion.

• Primary healthcare and nutrition services are continuing in health facilities as well as through mobile health teams.

• In sites hosting internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Kabul, UNICEF is providing immunization, nutrition screening, child protection interventions and safe water with NGO partners.

• Present in Afghanistan for more than 65 years, UNICEF is committed to stay and deliver the support needed by the vulnerable Afghan population.

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