Maidan Shahr is a town around 50km from Kabul, on the main road from the capital to Kandahar.
Days in these mine-infested fields begin like any other, whether they will irreversibly alter someone’s life or not.
Six of our incredible team look at the camera, both cheerful and decisive. They have endured difficult months, working in the midst of coronavirus, but are as committed as ever.
The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were some of the darkest moments in history. Today we proclaim: Never again.
This is just one of the ways we stand with the Afghan people. Because Afghanistan is more than war.
Medicine can’t stop. Neither can solidarity with one another in these difficult times.
There’s one thing I’m sure of and that’s the pure, gentle love that exists between a father and son. Just for a moment, it gives you a glimpse of beauty amid the horror of this war.
In the face of conflict, our human spirit and solidarity will always endure.
...and today he is a teacher who gives life lessons as well as school lessons.
In 1998, we opened our Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Centre in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq - a country in which mines have killed over 6,000 people in the last 25 years.