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April 4, 2018

In the early hours of March 26, an attack in Baghlan Province damaged two power transmission towers that supply imported electricity from Uzbekistan to Kabul and four other provinces. The attack briefly shut off over 300 MW of electricity—the bulk of the city’s power needs. The Government of Afghanistan responded quickly, using USAID-funded resources and training to reduce the impact of the disruption to residents and businesses in Kabul.

The United States Provides $25 million to WFP to Support the Most Vulnerable Afghans Affected by Conflict and Natural Disasters
April 3, 2018

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced it has donated $25 million to the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP’s) Afghanistan Protractive Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) to provide cash-based and food assistance to nearly 1.7 million Afghans—mostly women and children—affected by conflict, natural disasters, and seasonal hunger.

March 28, 2018

Finding a job was Sonita’s* main objective when she graduated from an Afghan university in 2015, but with no work experience to show on her résumé, her search seemed futile.

March 25, 2018

The United States Government, represented by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in providing the personal services under contract as described in this solicitation. For further information about USAID/Afghanistan please visit https://www.usaid.gov/afghanistan. Given the unique staffing requirements for operating in Afghanistan, program efficiencies and policy objectives can only be achieved by using a US/TCNPSC for this position.

March 22, 2018

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in providing the personal services under contract as described in this solicitation for a period not-to-exceed six months. For further information about USAID/Afghanistan please visit https://www.usaid.gov/afghanistan.

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Last updated: April 19, 2018

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