Huge new avalanches have hit Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, closing off areas that were already difficult to reach, the provincial governor says.

The number of those who have lost their lives in the snowfall and avalanches in Afghanistan have soared to 216, chief of Natural Disaster Management Authority ( NDMA) Deam Kakar said Friday.

Avalanches caused by a heavy winter snow have killed at least 124 people in north-eastern Afghanistan, an emergency official said on Wednesday, as rescuers clawed through debris with their hands to

A series of avalanches has struck north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, leaving at least 85 dead, officials have said.

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average.

India along with Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam and Afghanistan will participate in a three-day International Toilet Festival in the city, which will start on Tuesday to create awareness a

This National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Afghanistan has been prepared by the National Environmental Protection Agency, with technical and advisory inputs from relevant government agencies, non-governmental organizations, international organizations and user groups at national and provincial levels.

Senior officials of the governments of South Asian countries, and regional and international experts working in combating wildlife crime have descended on Kathmandu to formulate an action plan to c

Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the disease, research suggests.

In a startling revelation, an analysis for the Global burden of Diseases has suggested that estimates of the number of people living with HIV are 18•7 per cent smaller than UNAIDS’s estimates in 20