Civilian casualties

  • UNAMA: Afghanistan Mid-year report 2011 Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, July 2011

    Latest statistics and analysis on how growing insecurity is affecting the security of Afghan civilians.

    PDF icon 2011 Midyear POC.pdf
  • Science: Counting the Dead in Afghanistan, March 2011

    Using ISAF's CIVCAS data on civilian casualties, UN reports and data from a human rights organisation, Science experts conclude that whilst the conflict in Afghanistan has become more deadly for civilians, the majority of deaths are due to indiscriminate attacks by insurgents.  In addition, the report reveals that despite a surge in troop numbers and operations, ISAF have become a safer fighting force with a 26% reduction in civilian deaths caused by military forces.  Read the full report here. 

    PDF icon Counting the dead in Afghanistan Science-2011-Bohannon.pdf
  • UNAMA: Afghanistan Annual Report 2010: Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, March 2011

    PDF icon 2010 PoC Annual Report Final.pdf
  • Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Afghanistan, February 2011

    This report to the Security Council covers a two year period from September 2008 to August 2010.  It highlights trends of violations committed against children, and identifies areas for reinforced monitoring, as well as for development of interventions to prevent violations and respond to the needs of victims. The report includes specific recommendations to national and international actors to strengthen the protection of war-affected children in Afghanistan.

    PDF icon Report to the SG on CAAC in Afg Feb 2011.pdf
  • Nowhere to Turn: The Failure to Protect Civilians in Afghanistan, November 2010

    Briefing paper by 29 aid agencies, including BAAG members Actionaid, Afghanaid, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Tearfund and War Child, on how growing insecurity is impacting civilians in Afghanistan.

    PDF icon bp-nowhere-to-turn-afghanistan-191110-en.pdf