"They often show us photos of their children, their home, their pets... thus starting the process of reconstructing the temporal continuity interrupted by the war, tying together that 'before' and 'after'.”
Shekiba tells us the blunt reality of conditions in Afghanistan.
This is yet another demonstration that, although attention to the situation in Afghanistan has waned, the country is not at peace.
We are here to ensure rural communities have access to healthcare.
Thanks to the Mobile Outpatient Clinic, we will be able to operate in various places, and to promptly respond to any needs that may arise from this unpredictable situation.
“Everyone knows the situation here. The needs increase day by day."
Just like every year, EMERGENCY and Ogilvy are back with a wish for the year ahead.
Today, we pay tribute to everyone at the Sulaymaniyah Rehabilitation Centre and all those living with disabilities.
To produce Afghanistan20, EMERGENCY collected first-hand testimonies and analysed data relating to all war-wounded patients admitted to its three hospitals and 44 First Aid Posts over the last two decades.
Maidan Shahr is a town around 50km from Kabul, on the main road from the capital to Kandahar.