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Afghanistan Earthquake Relief

Afghanistan, which has already been grappling with humanitarian and economic crises for many years, experienced a series of earthquakes in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan from 7 to 15 October. At least four of them were of magnitude six or above, making people’s lives even more difficult. Earlier in the news, it was announced that more than 2,000 people lost their lives and thousands were injured. According to the UN’s data as of 14 October, although the official casualty figures were adjusted downward, more than 1,300 people have still lost their lives, and over 1,800 people were injured. In addition, a partner of CEDAR informed us that about 1,320 houses have been completely destroyed, and about

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Serve Education Programme in Crisis Situation (SEPCS)

Project Name Serve Education Programme in Crisis Situation (SEPCS) Project Location Afghanistan Project Natures Children and Youth Development Project Objectives Assisting ethnic minorities, visually impaired, and hearing-impaired children to receive education. Beneficiaries Visually impaired and hearing-impaired children in Kandahar province. Ethnic minority children in Nangarhar province and Laghman province. No. of Beneficiaries Visually and hearing impaired children, children from minority ethnic groups, parents, and inclusive education support teachers, totalling 1,186 people. Key Activities Provide life skills and self-care training for children with visual and hearing impairments, and assist them in learning Braille or sign language. Assist visually impaired and hearing-impaired children in enrolling in public schools with inclusive education, and provide them with stationery, Braille materials, or sign

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Report on Emergency Response in Afghanistan

Ever since the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization both decided to withdraw forces from Afghanistan earlier in the year, Afghanistan has been in the spotlight for media and news reports worldwide. As the Taliban swept through Afghanistan and entered the capital Kabul, the world is shocked by the scenes of thousands of Afghans fleeing from the airport. It is heart-breaking to witness Afghanistan turning into a battlefield raining in bullets.   As a response to the recent situation in Afghanistan, CEDAR began its rescue work in June to provide relief to the people of conflict-affected areas. Through our close-knit relationship with the local partner, we have efficiently delivered emergency food and hygiene items to 320 families,

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