KABUL (SW) – The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid (OCHA) stated that the Britain has contributed 1.3 million US dollars to the Afghan Humanitarian Fund.
LAGHMAN CITY (SW) – Farmers in several districts and remote areas of Laghman, Afghanistan’s eastern province, say that due to the dire economic situation, they have been forced to covertly plant hundreds of acres of their agricultural lands with poppies to meet their and their families’ needs.
KHOST CITY (SW) – In yet another blow to free press and freedom of expression, authorities in Khost have issued fresh directives to limit the scope of local media outlets in the province.
KABUL (SW) – At least 28 young couples got married in a mass wedding ceremony held on Sunday, by the “Wessal-e Kawsar” charity organization in Kabul city.
HERAT CITY (SW) – A number of earthquake victims in Herat province complain about the negligence of the de-facto government and aid agencies in the reconstruction of houses and provision the educational and medical facilities. They say that more than five months have passed since the deadly earthquake in Herat, but they are still living under tents and are deprived of other life facilities.
HERAT CITY (SW) – In the face of mounting restrictions on movement and liberties, women in Herat province have turned to small scale domestic entrepreneurships to secure a livelihood for their families.
URUZGAN (SW) – The health officials of Uruzgan province say that after the establishment of a number of medical centers in the remote areas of this province in cooperation with the aid agencies, the maternal and infant mortality rate has decreased in this province.
GHAZNI CITY (SW) – The Islamic Emirate authorities publicly executed two men convicted of murder in a football stadium in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday.
KABUL (SW) – A number of Afghan returnees from Pakistan, complaining about poverty, unemployment and aid cuts, say that they need the comprehensive support and cooperation of the Islamic Emirate and external aid organizations to get through life.
KABUL (SW) – Meanwhile, Five international organizations, including Action Against Hunger, the World Health Organization, the Islamic Relief Organization, Save the Children, and Vision, have issued a joint statement, warning about the ongoing drought in Afghanistan. They emphasized that more than half of the country’s population is being adversely affected by the prolonged drought.
KABUL (SW) – In a delayed yet welcomed turn of weather events, the capital city of Kabul and various provinces in the country have finally witnessed snowfall this year. Despite the tardiness, residents of Kabul express their contentment with the snowfall.
LOGAR (SW) – Officials in Logar province have confirmed the incident in which a man shot and killed six members of his own family.