A projected 24.4 million people in Afghanistan are in need of humanitarian aid in 2022. A staggering 23 million people, or 55 per cent of the population, are expected to be in crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity.
Afghans make up one of the largest refugee populations worldwide and another 3.5 million people are internally displaced.
Currently, over 550,000 people are internally displaced in Afghanistan. 78.8% of those internally displaced are women and children. Since the start of 2021, about 5000 Afghans have been killed or wounded by both international and militant forces.