One minute it seems calm, then you turn to find yourself in the middle of a nightmare.
"Today I want to forget, only for a moment, the horrors of war. But war isn't listening to me, it doesn't stop, the wounded continue to arrive."
EMERGENCY's President Cecilia Strada talks about Afghanistan.
"They haven’t got super-muscles or super-powers but just being able to say you’ve met them somehow helps set the world right."
War is an operating theatre that's never empty.
That's what war is: you leave home in the morning and you're not sure you'll be going back, or that all your loved ones will still be there.
EMERGENCY's three hospitals in Afghanistan have admitted more than 14,000 injured by bullet, more than 7000 injured by explosion and more than 4000 injured by landmines
Damage to the EMERGENCY hospital where 20 casualties were taken after the attack: 6 were declared dead on arrival.