Humanitarian Health Action

Health in Afghanistan

8 July 2014 -- Recent security situation in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in Pakistan has displaced thousands of people to surrounding districts of Khost and Paktika provinces in Afghanistan. The number of people displaced in Afghanistan is estimated at 14 614 families, including approximately 138 Afghani families who have crossed the border from NWA and are living in several districts in Khost and Paktika. WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA are supporting health care services in the provinces through ARCS, HNTPO, IMC and MSF.