KABUL - I would like to express my condolences to the families, friends and colleagues left behind after the tragic incident on 5 August.
9 August 2010 - I would like to express my condolences to the families, friends and colleagues left behind after the tragic incident on 5 August.
All staff working for the United Nations in Afghanistan were shocked and appalled at the loss of life of ten medical workers in Badakhshan.
7 August 2010 - Women in Afghanistan suffer “extremely high rates of domestic violence” which include forced marriages and physical attacks, Afghan and United Nations officials announced one week after a report by a top Afghan health advisor revealed that suicide among Afghan women had increased
7 August 2010 - The construction of a hospital with 100 beds and the resources to provide health services to 100,000 people a month began this week south of Kabul following a ceremony attended by representatives from Paktya province and the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)
6 August 2010 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched an environmental awareness campaign in Afghanistan which will feature a range of outdoor nature-sharing activities for schools and local communities over 100 days in the lead-up to World Peace Day on 21 September.
NEW YORK - The United Nations health agency said today that it has begun sending medical supplies to aid thousands of people affected by recent flooding across Afghanistan, where the major health concerns right now are water contamination and the spread of waterborne diseases.
4 August 2010 - From a boy injecting heroin to children playing football near the ruins of Darulaman Palace in Kabul, a newly opened photo exhibit in the capital city's Babur Garden aims to show the challenges and joys of life in Afghanistan through the camera lenses of 32 Afghan photography stud
4 August 2010 - Exhibited in the Chahar Suq Sistern, a site restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in the heart of Heart’s old city, the works - prints, watercolours, lithographs - reflect the impressions of European visitors to Afghanistan between 1830 and 1920.