This is Said Hakim, Team Leader at EMERGENCY’s Kabul Surgical Centre.
Let’s start this year by wishing for a more peaceful and fairer world.
It is a film about EMERGENCY.
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.
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.
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.
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.