Children in Afghanistan urgently need your support
Afghanistan earthquake: death toll 1,000+ and thousands injured
The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit on 22 June has had a devastating impact on the children’s lives who are already bearing the brunt of severe drought, malnutrition and the ongoing effects of covid-19. Afghanistan is in the midst of one of the worst crises in human history.
Children of Afghanistan are in urgent need of shelter, medical aid, water and sanitation supplies, emergency trauma care and psycho-social support
How is UNICEF responding to children’s need in Afghanistan impacted by the earthquake?
UNICEF has dispatched several mobile health and nutrition teams to provide first aid to those who are injured. UNICEF is also distributing tents and tarpaulins, hygiene supplies including soap, detergent, towels, sanitary pads and water buckets, warm clothes, shoes, and blankets.