In this video, we bring you there, to the Afghanistan heartland that we know well.
In 21 years, our clinics have provided over 5 million outpatient visits and more than 120,000 ambulance transfers.
Just like every year, EMERGENCY and Ogilvy are back with a wish for the year ahead.
Everything has changed in Afghanistan.
There seems to be no possibility for peace or respite for the people of this country.”
EMERGENCY, the international organisation that has provided free, high-quality healthcare to over 11 million people around the world, has released a new project entitled Afghanistan20.
Fighting has been ongoing for days now in Lashkar-Gah, southern Afghanistan. It is also near our hospital.
"We are receiving wounded patients. We ask all parties to respect this facility and ensure it is not put in danger. HOSPITALS ARE NOT A TARGET!"
There was heavy shelling, they used machine guns, and shots were fired from helicopters - it was loud.
We heard bombing from the hospital throughout the night and the morning, plus small arms fire, machine guns, snipers and artillery.