In its largest-yet donation to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Thailand has contributed 3,000 metric tonnes of rice for the agency's relief efforts in Afghanistan, a WFP spokesman announced today.
Bakeries that will help more than 35,000 destitute and widowed women in Kabul reopened today after being closed for the past two months, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Thursday.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is set to receive more than 29 metric tonnes of emergency food assistance for Afghanistan from a group of New York City firefighters and police officers, an agency spokesman said today in Pakistan.
Relief efforts for Afghanistan received a boost today as the United Nations and the Government of Uzbekistan agreed on measures to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to northern Afghanistan by UN agencies and international non-governmental organizations.
Reports of people being displaced from their homes in a number of areas around Afghanistan are rising, and access for humanitarian workers still remains difficult in parts of the country, United Nations relief officials said today.
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today announced a major drive against measles in Afghanistan, where the relatively benign disease kills thousands of the country's most vulnerable children.