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
application/pdfSaving Children and Families in EmergenciesSave the Children's OFDA-funded Disaster Risk Reduction Project aims to strengthen the capacity of communities, local civil-society organisations, and key government authorities at the district, provincial, and national levels 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. This project, implemented in three phases, covers six provinces of Balkh, Jawzjan, Saripul, Bamyan, Faryab, and Uruzgan, with prepositioning and emergency response activities in Kandahar and Kabul.30/04/20148MB
application/pdfFloods in Afghanistan - Situation Report 1 29Apr14Save the Children's response to the floods in Afghanistan began on 25th April 2014. Situation Report 1 outlines initial efforts, published 29th April 2014.29/04/2014307KB
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