Archived page: may contain outdated information!
  • Send page
  • Print page

Afghanistan: Help for the displaced

06-10-2000 News Release 00/38

Since fighting flared between Taliban forces and the Northern Alliance around Taloqan in August, the ICRC has been providing non-food relief – distributed by the Afghan Red Crescent Society, ACTED and Shelter Now International – for over 11,000 displaced people in the area of Faizabad and Taloqan.

The ICRC maintains a regular presence in Faizabad, but additional staff from Kabul have been dispatched there over the recent weeks to assess and respond to the need for humanitarian assistance in the area.




Related sections