The Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. Now one of the most peaceful areas of a country that has, for too long, been stricken with conflict. Nonetheless, mines and other unexploded devices persist. Reminders of the war that once dominated the valley, and constant, everyday…
22-year-old Sharifa is one of the thousands of Afghan mothers struggling to overcome the hurdles that are posed by a healthcare system weakened by decades of war, poor facilities, and social and cultural barriers that are difficult to break.
Muzghan was born and brought up in the Panjshir Valley. She works in neonatal intensive care at our Maternity Centre in Anabah.
It is a film about EMERGENCY.
Together, we work to ensure medicine, human rights and equality, for all.
We deal with situations where teamwork makes the difference. Everyone’s bit counts. Including yours.
and over 1,000 Afghan staff members, trained and employed by EMERGENCY to support communities across the country.
I’m certain the answer is no.
In 2020, Afghans were not just hit by a global pandemic, but also continued to endure an endless conflict that wounds and kills so many people.
War has not stopped for COVID-19 and neither has EMERGENCY.