Afghans

Afghan (Pashto/Dari: افغان) refers to someone or something from Afghanistan, in particular a citizen of that country.The pre-nation state, historical ethnonym Afghan is used to refer to a member of the Pashtun people. Originating from the name of the Aśvakan or Assakan, ancient inhabitants of the Hindu Kush region where the Pashtuns largely still live today. This is also confirmed with multiple historical references, dating from the 15th century and back by multiple non pashtun and pashtun sources. referring to the ethnic Afghans, commonly known as Pashtuns. The word 'Afghan' is of Persian origin to refer to the Pashtun People …

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Danish desires to export and outsource camps outside Europe

DIIS · 7 April 2021 English

Will outsourcing asylum solve the migration and refugee crisis?

the lived effects of everyday deportability on Afghans in Denmark; Vitus and Jarlby, “Between DANISH


Let the Afghan People Come

Cato Institute · 7 April 2021 English

President Joe Biden appears ready to ignore the May 1 deadline the Trump administration negotiated for withdrawing from Afghanistan. Why would Biden, who as vice president promised a total withdrawal …

treatment of Afghans in Afghanistan. Human rights protections have improved for many Afghans during the policies that can protect Afghans under threat, they should welcome Afghans to American shores. The first signature. Biden could permit entry to 40,000 Afghans a year if he wanted to. A second step would be the Special Immigration Visa (SIV) program for Afghans who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. probably won’t organize itself in time to help Afghans in these ways. The last, desperate option that


Current State of Early Warning Systems (EWS) in Afghanistan

UNEP · 31 March 2021 English

This report provides a broad overview of the landscape of Early Warning Systems (EWS) for the climate-induced natural hazard with a specific focus on flood in Afghanistan, in order to …

disasters between 1980 and 2015. For every 1 million Afghans 1,150 people die in Afghanistan. 50 % of them


Afghanistan: 'We survived the virus, but may not survive the hunger': The …

Amnesty International · 31 March 2021 English

Afghanistan’s four million of internally displaced people (IDPs) were already living in dire conditions when the COVID-19 pandemic hit globally, and the overcrowded IDPs camps were soon identified as places …

has been another challenge in Afghanistan. Most Afghans live in joint families where large number of family household survey data shows that close to 15 million Afghans across 2 million households were particularly vulnerable https://tolonews.com/business/ministry-confirms-90-afghans-live-below-poverty-line 45 https://reliefweb.i https://tolonews.com/business/ministry-confirms-90-afghans-live-below-poverty-line https://reliefweb.int/


Afghanistan: Country’s four million internally displaced need urgent support amid pandemic

Amnesty International · 30 March 2021 English

The Afghan government and the international community must urgently scale up efforts to support the country’s four million internally displaced people (IDPs), who have been left badly exposed throughout the …

envisioned much improved living conditions for Afghans by 2021, remains severely under-funded, with only


From War to Peace: The Regional Stakes in Afghanistan’s Future

ORF · 26 March 2021 English

Unites States Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s letter to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, leaked to the press in March 2021, set forth a spate of diplomatic statements as the Joe …

Washington agree on the need to work62 with all Afghans, including the Taliban, and both insist that the where the Taliban has a place alongside other Afghans—the aim is to deny the group a scenario where com/english/2020-12/01/c_139555975.htm 55 CGTN, “Afghans welcome Chinese condemnation over atrocities of


Afghanistan Vulnerability and Adaptation Technical Assessment Report

UNEP · 24 March 2021 English

Afghanistan is one of the least developed and most vulnerable countries to climate change. The high dependence of its population on agricultural livelihoods, fragile environment, poor socio-economic development, high frequency …

poverty. Recurring droughts affect millions of Afghans and are expected to cause agricultural losses of further exacerbate unemployment and poverty. Afghans have poor access to health care services and limited rising temperatures are affecting thousands of Afghans and causing millions of dollars of damages. For


Qaisar-Dari Bum Road Project: Updated Project Administration Manual

ADB · 24 March 2021 English

Project or Program Administration Manuals (PAM) provide essential administrative and management requirements for project or program implementation. This document dated March 2021 is provided for the ADB project 37075-023 in …

and freight traffic. More than 80 percent of Afghans now live within 50 km of the Ring Road. The Ring


Afghanistan: Further information: Spike in violent attacks on human rights defenders

Amnesty International · 16 March 2021 French

“A killing machine has been unleashed on us, and it looks like every other person we meet on road”, Afghan human rights defenders (HRDs) said as they continue to struggle …

croisons dans la rue », ont déclaré des défenseur·e·s afghans des droits humains alors qu’ils continuent à être


Afghanistan: Further information: Spike in violent attacks on human rights defenders

Amnesty International · 16 March 2021 English

“A killing machine has been unleashed on us, and it looks like every other person we meet on road”, Afghan human rights defenders (HRDs) said as they continue to struggle …

the future looks extremely uncertain for the Afghans. United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan


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