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application/pdfFloods in Afghanistan - Situation Report 3 12May14Save the Children's response to the floods in Afghanistan began on 25th April 2014. Situation Report 2 outlines progress in relief efforts, published 12th May 201415/05/2014262KB
application/pdfFloods in Afghanistan - Situation Report 2 2May14Save the Children's response to the floods in Afghanistan began on 25th April 2014. Situation Report 2 outlines progress in relief efforts, published 2nd May 201405/05/2014402KB
application/pdfNew School - Better Life in BamyanOn 23rd of December 2012, Afghan authorities and Save the Children representatives opened the Markas Zokur Central Boys High School for 1350 students in the Yakawlang district of Bamyan. The original school building dated back to the year 1937. Save the Children, funded by the Japan platform, had extended the old building by constructing new classrooms, rooms for the teachers, toilets, boundary walls, and a pump for clean drinking water. The school construction was part of the “Quality Education for Bamyan” program implemented by Save the Children from August 2010 to December 2012.30/04/2014411KB
application/pdfNew Schools For Deh SabzIn 2009, Save the Children started supporting Quality Primary Education Project in Dehsabz district located 30 km outside of Kabul city. The project worked to ensure access to education for returnees and internally displaced people in the area and focused on providing an improved learning environment for students. It included establishing 30 Accelerated Learning Classes covering 900 children to study until grade four and then to get transferred to formal schools, distributing 960 student-, teacher- and classroom-kits as well as 5400 text books.30/04/20145MB
application/pdfEmpowering Communities - Better healthcare for BamyanSave the Children’s Local to Global approach as part of EVERY ONE campaign aims to provide communities with tools and strategies to help demand access to quality health services and hold government and other stakeholders accountable. The project in Yakawlang district of Bamyan, Afghanistan, focuses on building communities’ capacity to identify and analyze health problems - particularly children’s health problems - and to empower them to advocate for better health care at district and provincial levels. 30/04/20142MB
application/pdfCommunities Empowered - Better Education for VillagesEnsure Access to Quality Education - (GUESTS & ECD PROJECT), in Nangarhar province is being implemented to increase access, quality and use of education for young children and female students in Nangahar province, Afghanistan.30/04/20143MB
application/pdfHope for Better Future: The IDP families in NangarharStrengthening of Returnee Resilience is a Save the Children Project which aims to support returnee/IDP families through improved safe water and sanitation access and income generating in Kama, Behsod, Surkhrod and Kuzkunar districts of Nangarhar Province. The project directly covers 2359 households, 200 EVIS , 7000 students in 7 schools and 3 health posts through WASH interventions.30/04/20145MB
application/pdfHope for the Future: Encouraging Development in UruzganUruzgan is ranked as one of the poorest provinces of Afghanistan. Located in the south of the country, Uruzgan’s health facilities, education system, and provincial administration have been neglected for a long time. Women are rarely seen in public life, and strict cultural norms are in place which pose severe restrictions on women’s mobility. Literacy rates are extremely low, with 8% of men literate, and only 0.6% of women. Uruzgan’s mountainous geography, ongoing insecurity and conservative culture presents an enormously challenging operating environment for development work.30/04/20145MB
application/pdfChildren of Uruzgan: StoriesIn Afghanistan, only 60 per cent of all Afghans have access to health care. Comprehensive surveys for Uruzgan are not yet available, but experts say that the situation is probably worse due to the lack of infrastructure, the mountainous geography and the high illiteracy rate. Eight out of ten children don’t go to school in Uruzgan and of those who do only ten per cent are girls. 30/04/2014367KB
application/pdfBuilding a Culture of Resilience in Afghanistan's ProvincesAfghanistan is a country that suffers from recurrent natural disasters, including flash floods, extreme winter cold, avalanches, earthquakes, and sandstorms. Natural disasters tend to increase the vulnerability of populations who have already been weakened by longer-term food insecurity. The goals of “Building a Culture of Resilience in Afghanistan’s Provinces”, funded by OFDA, include to strengthen the capacity of communities, local civil-society organizations, and key government authorities to reduce disaster risks through mitigation, preparedness, early warning and resilience; and to respond rapidly and effectively to emergencies, thus preventing the loss of life.30/04/20149MB
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