Statement of ACBAR Director at the Launch of Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

Published Date: 01:18 PM 19-01-2022    Updated Date: 01:18 PM 19-01-2022

The scale of suffering in Afghanistan today is unprecedented. The Afghan population is hanging by a thread- with their resilience stretched beyond limits and facing extreme hardship. Today, more than ever, the majority of the Afghan people are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance and access to basic essential services.

Delivering principled, safe, and accountable assistance in Afghanistan, despite the multitude of challenges, is possible. Overall, ACBAR members report that they have better access now to communities in need than they have had for a long time. As the humanitarian community aims to scale up, comprehensive, transparent and context-specific access negotiation must remain a top priority.