Afghanistan

UNHCR helps Afghan villagers to improve irrigation system

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AMBARKHANA, Afghanistan, July 9 (UNHCR) – The food basket of eastern Afghanistan is filling up slowly but surely as returnees and water projects turn abandoned marshland back into fertile farmland. ( read more )

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Afghan Tent Ghetto Largely Forgotten, Says Tribal Leader

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KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN: Bibi Shido can’t sleep at night but it has little to do with the fact her bed is nothing more than a pile of blankets on the ground of a makeshift tent in temperatures that have dipped below 10 degrees this unusually frigid winter. The grandmother of 11 is...(read more)
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