ASADABAD, KUNAR, AFGHANISTAN- On September 15, 2008, a new class of 138 skilled craftsmen graduated from the Kunar Construction Center. For three months the members of the class trained in one of six basic construction skills areas and today were certified to join the workforce in masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electricity, rebar bending or placement or painting.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- U.S. supplies nearly half of the emergency food aid requested in emergency appeal.
In response to an urgent international appeal, the U.S. Government this fall will provide 35,000 tons of new food and commodities worth $43 million USD to ensure that the most vulnerable Afghans receive adequate food this winter. This contribution of oil, lentils, corn-soy flour, and wheat will be distributed to those Afghans most affected this year by drought and increased food prices.
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GHOR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN- Isolated Ghor Province receives life-saving supplies.
Over the next three years, USAID will provide over 23,000 metric tons of commodities for the benefit of around 380,000 beneficiaries in Ghor province.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In response to a joint appeal from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan, the United States Government is contributing 50,000 tons of wheat for the United Nations World Food Programme emergency operation in Afghanistan.
Last updated: April 13, 2015