Dirty water, more deadly than war
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 133 Afghan children die every day because of the effects diarrhoea. That adds up to over 48,000 children a year.  While Afghans are certainly affected by the conflict within their country, the number of Afghan deaths attributed to the war in 2011 was just over 3,000.  That means fifteen times more children are dying annually, from an extremely common and easily treated medical condition, than the entire number of men, women and children killed in the war.
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World Vision Centre Supporting Afghanistan's Street Children
Each year, World Vision Afghanistan Street Children’s Centre takes in 100 such children for medical, nutritional and...
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 16:50
Maternity Hospital in Afghanistan Helping Hundreds
This maternity hospital in Herat, Afghanistan sees up to 200 patients every day, most of them mothers...
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 16:33
Protecting/Saving Livestock in Badghis
Because of the current drought conditions, many farmers’ annual crops have completely failed. Affected farmers that still...
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