In 2020, Afghans were not just hit by a global pandemic, but also continued to endure an endless conflict that wounds and kills so many people.
War has not stopped for COVID-19 and neither has EMERGENCY.
Kabul was hit by heavy attacks this morning with approximately 23 missiles landing in the city.
To all children. Today, we celebrate you.
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.
The situation must change following this latest tragedy.
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.
In the medical briefing meeting this morning, I saw 15 Sudanese medics and 11 staff from all around the world coming together to discuss and prepare today’s surgeries.