A baby is screened for malnutrition at a health clinic in Afghanistan

DEC Afghanistan Crisis Appeal

Help children at risk of dying.

Children in Afghanistan urgently need lifesaving help

Children in Afghanistan are dying. And millions more are at risk of dying this year. That’s why we’re asking you for your support so that together we can save lives.

Years of conflict, poverty and the disruption caused by the pandemic were already taking their toll on the people of Afghanistan. The recent change of government, coupled with the worst drought in decades, have tipped the country over the edge. Economic collapse has sent food prices soaring, leaving families unable to buy the basics they need to survive. 

More than 22.8 million Afghans now face the possibility of famine.

Your help can save children's lives

What you can provide

Please help families and children struggling to survive

We’ve been working in Afghanistan for over 20 years, making a difference to the lives of people in one of the world’s most challenging contexts, and we won’t stop now.

Our local staff are getting help to those who need it most. We’re delivering food and water supplies to desperate families, running mobile health clinics, treating malnourished infants and protecting children from exploitation.

We should never let any child starve, or witness families being forced to make impossible choices. The time to act is now.

Asuntha Charles

National Director, World Vision Afghanistan

Help children facing fear and uncertainty

If we don’t act now, many lives could be lost as more than 22 million people go hungry, with children amongst those most vulnerable.

How we make sure your donations are well used

In fragile contexts like Afghanistan, we're used to navigating complex environments to make sure that donations are used well to benefit those whose need is greatest. We make every effort to abide by financial regulations across all programme activities, and continually monitor how funding is being directed to those who need it most.

Since September 2021, World Vision has reached almost 500,000 people in Afghanistan through interventions including health and nutrition, water and sanitation, education and more. Your donation today will help families and children in desperate need.

How we work in emergencies

When emergencies hit, children are often the most at risk. That’s why we need to be there – in places torn apart by disasters and conflict.

Your support is needed now more than ever

Why World Vision

Together we’ve impacted the lives of over 200 million​ vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty.​

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