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Resources

This section includes key reports and briefing papers on Afghanistan from NGOs, think tanks, and governmental bodies. They are divided into the broad categories indicated on the left.

Multi-issue reports - eg Health & Education, or Children's Issues, are listed under the "Development" section.

Our aim is to provide a solid core of interesting and accurate information on Afghanistan of interest to the British and Afghan public, as well as decision makers, academics, and the international aid community.

Please feel free to email us if you feel we have omitted a major report!

Latest resources

  • Afghanistan: Demographic and Health Survey, January 2017

    The Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey (AfDHS) 2015 is the first survey of its kind to be implemented in Afghanistan as part of the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program. It was implemented by the joint effort of the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), with the objective of providing reliable, accurate, and up-todate data for the country. This report presents comprehensive, final outcomes of the findings of the survey. Readers will find the information useful for program planning and evaluation.

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  • UNAMA: Mid Year Report, Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, July 2017

    Armed conflict has continued to cause severe harm to civilians in Afghanistan. Between 1 January and 30 June 2017, UNAMA documented 5,243 civilian casualties (1,662 deaths and 3,581 injured), marking a decrease of less than one per cent in overall civilian casualties. Civilian deaths increased by two per cent while the number of civilians injured decreased by one per cent. Between 1 January 2009 and 30 June 2017, armed conflict in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of 26,512 civilians and injured 48,931 others.

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  • UNAMA: Mid Year Report, Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict (Dari), July 2017

    Armed conflict has continued to cause severe harm to civilians in Afghanistan. Between 1 January and 30 June 2017, UNAMA documented 5,243 civilian casualties (1,662 deaths and 3,581 injured), marking a decrease of less than one per cent in overall civilian casualties. Civilian deaths increased by two per cent while the number of civilians injured decreased by one per cent. Between 1 January 2009 and 30 June 2017, armed conflict in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of 26,512 civilians and injured 48,931 others. 

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Range of reports from Government and NGO sources on Afghanistan.