The ICRC is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan by providing health care, supporting health care infrastructure, rehabilitation support, assisting people to establish livelihoods and incomes, helping families who have been separated reconnect, improving access to clean water, sanitation and energy, together with the Afghan Red Crescent, and other Movement partners.

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In numbers

Between January and June 2023

  • 4,018,552
    Benefited from medical consultations at the 33 ICRC supported hospitals
  • 3,525
    Vulnerable Households received multipurpose cash assistance to meet their basic needs
  • 8,618
    New patients registered, including 544 amputees
  • 183,620
    Physiotherapy sessions held
  • 14
    Visits made to 11 places of detention holding 9,626 detainees
  • 87
    Missing persons' fate and whereabouts were clarified
  • 6
    Human remains of fighters and civilians were retrieved, transferred and returned to their families and communities with the support of ARCS and ICRC-contracted taxi drivers under the Human Remains Transfer Programme

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