Afghanistan: the humanitarian needs have never been greater

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - AUGUST 12: Displaced Afghans from the northern provinces are evacuated from a makeshift IDP camp in Share-e-Naw park to various mosques and schools on August 12, 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan. People displaced by the Taliban advancing are flooding into the Kabul capital to escape the Taliban takeover of their provinces. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

The people of Afghanistan continue enduring one of the world’s most complex humanitarian crises, despite the media attention around the evacuation. Some 12.2 million people are facing acute hunger, 3.5 million people are displaced within the country due to drought and insecurity and the pandemic persists.

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15 Minutes on Women Leading in Emergencies

Halatu Benjamin and her women's group. All photos by CARE Uganda.

In this episode of 15 Minutes to Change the World, we’re marking World Humanitarian Day by speaking with Caroline Aol, CARE Uganda’s Interim Manager for the project where the Women Lead in Emergencies interventions are undertaken, and she is also CARE Uganda’s Women Lead in Emergencies specialist.

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Meet some of CARE’s humanitarian leaders

Rosemary Samuel is a Project Manager with CARE Nigeria.

CARE is full of incredible staff, volunteers and partners that work hand in hand with women, girls and their communities around the world to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. Meet three of our inspiring humanitarian colleagues: Marilyn, Rosemary, and Mónica.

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