Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan

OEF

 

According to the Christian Science Monitor, civilian casualties in Afghanistan have increased at a record rate. 1,601 civilians have been killed in 2016 and 3,565 have been wounded. Close to a third of the casualties are children.

 

This kind of statistic is unacceptable.  Kids should not suffer.  Let’s help them now!

 

Do your part and donate to our partner organizations to support at-risk populations in Afghanistan.

 

Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, working in the United States and 70 countries around the world, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people impacted by poverty and emergencies. Direct Relief has assistance programs in Afghanistan that focus on maternal and child health, the prevention and treatment of disease, and emergency preparedness and response. These programs are tailored to the specific circumstances and needs of the world’s most vulnerable and at-risk populations.

 

Mercy Corps concentrates on community building to help relieve poverty and suffering. Working in over 40 countries, this organization provides emergency relief in times of hardship, assistance to countries in recovery from oppressive regimes and economic downturn,and sustainable change by concentrating on the needs of locals. They are seasoned philanthropists with over 30 years of experience in giving aid to those who need it most.

Visit UniversalGiving to learn about more giving and volunteer opportunities.

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