Afghanistan Humanitarian Situation Report
1-20 August 2021
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.