EMERGENCY is shocked to learn about this morning’s attack on Save the Children’s office in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani awarded EMERGENCY the prize for their commitment to the victims of war in Afghanistan.
Samiullah, our colleague, a nurse at the Lashkar-Gah Hospital, was killed on Saturday in a gunfight. He found himself in the midst of a shootout whilst on the way to a wedding.
Two wounded taken to our hospital so far, one DOA.
We can't do anything. We both rest a hand on his little body so he doesn't feel alone.
Yesterday morning, another suicide attack hit Kabul.
38 wounded patients were taken to our Kabul Surgical Centre.
On Friday morning, Kabul was hit by another attack.
"The pieces are always the same: bullet, shell, mine, shell, bullet..."
16 years after the international coalition's intervention, Afghanistan is still, undeniably, a country at war.