Afghanistan

The ICRC is responding to the Afghanistan war by helping wounded and disabled people, supporting hospitals, making prison visits and helping detainees maintain contact with their families, monitoring the conduct of hostilities and preventing IHL violations, improving water and sanitation, promoting IHL and supporting the Afghan Red Crescent.  

Latest Update
In numbers

From January to June 2018

  • 150,000
    patients received treatment services in one of the ICRC’s 7 Rehabilitation Centers.
  • 460,000
    people received health care attention in the ICRC supported health facilities.
  • 35,000
    people displaced by conflict received essential basic assistance.
  • 27,000
    detainees were visited in order to ensure they are treated humanely and with dignity.
  • 105,000
    people were provided with clean drinking water.
  • 62,000
    people were treated in ICRC supported health facilities.
  • 6,500
    families kept in touch with their loved ones in prison.
  • 380
    war-wounded victims received first aid and were transported to health facilities.

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