We reiterate the importance of collectively rejecting and denouncing violence against women.
Six of our incredible team look at the camera, both cheerful and decisive. They have endured difficult months, working in the midst of coronavirus, but are as committed as ever.
Kabul was hit by heavy attacks this morning with approximately 23 missiles landing in the city.
At EMERGENCY, we knew that we couldn’t stop this year. We did everything we could to make sure we continued providing our medical care, even starting new projects so that we could be there for the most vulnerable people during this pandemic.
Armed men attacked Kabul University this morning with explosions and gunfire heard coming from the campus.
After 11 days of clashes between Afghan security forces and the Taliban, fighting continues in Helmand province.
Since Sunday, EMERGENCY’s Surgical Centre for War Victims in Lashkar-Gah has received 132 patients with war injuries.
Most of the patients we are currently admitting to the hospital suffer complicated injuries, which require complex surgery and a long hospital stay.
"Whilst in Doha there is talk of peace, the violence here in Afghanistan doesn’t stop. Civilians are already paying the price for this new wave of fighting in Helmand, " continues Puntin.
Amal will walk the same path that so many have and continue to.