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Key Figures 2012
Cost of multilateral
- Afghanistan was the sixth largest recipient of official humanitarian assistance in 2012
- Afghanistan received the equivalent of 32% of its gross national income (GNI) as aid (ODA) in 2012
- Afghanistan has experienced active conflict in each of the ten years between 2002 and 2011
- Classified as a fragile state, 2013/2014
- Vulnerability index score, 2012-2013: High
Types of Assistance
You can access various indicators and indices, together with information on engagement and data publication for each country from this Google Doc.
Briefings & ReportsView Crisis Briefings
Briefings and Reports
From here you can access all our briefings, reports and humanitarian analysis on Afghanistan.
Conflict in Myanmar, floods in Afghanistan – under-reported and under-funded? – While the situations in Syria, South Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Philippines rightly continue to command significant humanitarian attention, elsewhere other crises are emerging or escalating. The recent flash floods in Afghanistan and the conflict in Kachin, Myanmar may be affecting fewer people, but for those caught up in them the impact is devastating and the needs great.
UN appeal for Afghanistan, needs revised upwards in Q4 – 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.
Afghanistan, Iraq and the Aid Legacy of Osama Bin Laden – Aid to Afghanistan appears likely to stay at these remarkably high levels whilst with the international community having realised that turning the country into a stable state is going to need continual and substantial support for a number of years.
Afghanistan: Tracking major resource flows, 2002-2010 – This report sheds light on Afghanistan’s rapid transformation the world’s leading recipient of aid.
Aid to Afghanistan grew by US$1.3 billion in 2009, while humanitarian aid fell – The recent release of 2009’s aid figures reported to the OECD DAC confirms that Afghanistan remained the leading global recipient of aid in 2009 with an increase of US$1.3 billion on 2008 (based on 2008 constant prices).