The IRC began working with Afghan refugees in Pakistan in 1980.
Girls' education is one of the key parts of our work in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan has suffered three decades of conflict and natural disasters such as drought and famine.
The IRC works with communities across Afghanistan as they plan and manage their own development.
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Currently working in seven of the country’s 34 provinces, the IRC’s in-country staff is 99% Afghan.
Afghanistan’s challenges are enormous. Its people have endured three decades of wide-scale conflict, and at the same time have suffered from frequent natural calamities such as droughts, floods and earthquakes. From emergency response to education and development, the International Rescue Committee is helping to make a difference.