Volunteers help unload food packages at an Oxfam food distribution site in Herat, 2020. Photo: Kiana Hayeri
Afghanistan is a complex and fragile environment with natural and man-made disasters exacerbated by protracted conflicts at local and national levels. It is ranked as the least peaceful country in the world 2 , while also facing serious humanitarian concerns – growing food insecurity, recurring...
Oxfam in Asia - Afghanistan - A New Scourge to Afghan Women: COVID-19
It is crucial to ensure that actors responding to the COVID 19 outbreak adapt their responses and policies to the various implications this outbreak has specifically for women.
A Focus Group Discussion in Kunduz
Areas of Northern and Eastern Afghanistan affected by protracted conflict and displacement require a triple track approach to emergency livelihoods and economic recovery. It is necessary to continue with short term ground level emergency cash and livelihoods input support, and yet also to recognise...
Oxfam in Asia - Publications - Afghanistan - Measuring Household Stress
In Afganistan, Oxfam is introducing a Multi-sector Coping Strategy Index for measuring household stress that measures forms of household (or individual) stress through the frequency and severity of behaviours undertaken in response to stresses faced during emergencies.
Oxfam in Asia - Publications - Afghanistan - Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis Labour and Housing Market Systems in Nangarhar, Eastern Afghanistan
Oxfam conducted a study and observed numerous factors that are destabilizing the labour and housing markets of Nangarhar, Eastern Afghanistan, where there is complex conflict, displacement, and returnee influx.
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