Afghanistan

Looking towards a sustainable future for Afghanistan: The importance of continued international assistance

Humanitarian

Today at the London Conference on Afghanistan, the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah are presenting their vision for reform in Afghanistan and appealing to the international community to maintain support for the country’s development path despite the withdrawal of combat troops. As our recent report Afghanistan beyond 2014: Aid and the […]


Afghanistan floods

Humanitarian

The GHA Programme is partnering with the START network to help to inform their funding allocation decisions. The START network is a consortium of British-based Humanitarian INGOs, which has recently launched its own fund to help fill funding gaps and enable rapid response to under-reported crises where need is great. When the START members issue a funding alert, we […]


UN appeal for Afghanistan, needs revised upwards in Q4

Humanitarian

The UN revised their humanitarian financing needs for Afghanistan upwards by US$129 million this week to meet increased humanitarian needs associated with slow onset drought. This follows however, a US$282 million downwards revision of appeal requirements in June this year. Afghanistan has been a major humanitarian aid recipient for the last decade, but its relationship […]


Afghanistan, Iraq and the Aid Legacy of Osama Bin Laden

Humanitarian

On the 1 May 2011, Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was killed by United States (US) Special Forces on a raid in Abbotabad, Pakistan. So came to an end the life of the worlds’ most wanted man, nearly a full ten years since the events he planned or inspired, the 9-11 hijackings and […]


Afghanistan: Tracking major resource flows, 2002-2010

Humanitarian

This report sheds light on Afghanistan’s rapid transformation the world’s leading recipient of aid. It reveals the nature of the domestic and international aid architecture which has developed to receive and administer the growing volume of aid, which reached US$6.1 billion in 2009, and captures some of the major aid trends, actors and mechanisms from […]


New GHA report: Tracking major resource flows to Afghanistan

Humanitarian

This latest GHA report sheds light on Afghanistan’s rapid transformation into the world’s leading recipient of aid and is the culmination of research and analysis drawing on data from a wide range of sources including the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA), governments involved in the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), aid […]