“Old Kabul” is made up of houses perched on a mountaintop in Afghanistan

“Old Kabul” is made up of houses perched on a mountaintop in Afghanistan

Children displaced by drought in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province now live in homes without water or electricity on the outskirts of the provincial capital, Mazar-i-Sharif

Children displaced by drought in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province now live in homes without water or electricity on the outskirts of the provincial capital, Mazar-i-Sharif

A family at an informal settlement for IDPs in Kabul

A family at an informal settlement for IDPs in Kabul

A new road in Pashtun Kot District in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab Province. Local villagers, who depend on rain for agriculture, welcome the snow after years of dry weather

A new road in Pashtun Kot District in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab Province. Local villagers, who depend on rain for agriculture, welcome the snow after years of dry weather

One of many informal settlement areas for IDPs in Kabul

One of many informal settlement areas for IDPs in Kabul

A returnee family keeps warm by burning plastic waste in their Bukhari (wood heater) in their mud-hut east of Kabul, Afghanistan

A returnee family keeps warm by burning plastic waste in their Bukhari (wood heater) in their mud-hut east of Kabul, Afghanistan

Salima, right, says she has a chronic cough, a blocked nose, and shortness of breath, due to the cold weather. She lives in Arab Aqsai village in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab Province, and can’t afford a stove to heat her home

Salima, right, says she has a chronic cough, a blocked nose, and shortness of breath, due to the cold weather. She lives in Arab Aqsai village in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab Province, and can’t afford a stove to heat her home

A woman at an informal settlement area for IDPs inside Kabul

A woman at an informal settlement area for IDPs inside Kabul

IDP children at an informal settlement area inside Kabul, Afghanistan

IDP children at an informal settlement area inside Kabul, Afghanistan

An Afghan mother and her daughter begging on a street in Kabul

An Afghan mother and her daughter begging on a street in Kabul


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Darul Aman Palace, Kabul, Afghanistan    Darul Aman Palace is a European-style palace, now ruined, located about sixteen kilometers (ten miles) outside of the center of Kabul, Afghanistan

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IRIN - "Malira Sekho, who is in her 80s, is too old to cultivate her family’s patch of land in Ha Makhoatha, near Lesotho’s capital, Maseru, and has no one to do it for her. Lesotho’s HIV/AIDS epidemic has created a shortage of farm labour and left thousands of children in the care of ailing grandparents like Sekho © Eva-Lotta Jansson/IRIN"

IRIN - "Malira Sekho, who is in her 80s, is too old to cultivate her family’s patch of land in Ha Makhoatha, near Lesotho’s capital, Maseru, and has no one to do it for her. Lesotho’s HIV/AIDS epidemic has created a shortage of farm labour and left thousands of children in the care of ailing grandparents like Sekho © Eva-Lotta Jansson/IRIN"

A Syrian refugee in her family’s tent. Like previous generations of refugees, the Syrians are quickly developing ties to their surrounding areas, increasing fears that they will stay and that their huge numbers will cause a sudden, and potentially destabilizing, redrawing of the demographic map. Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

A Syrian refugee in her family’s tent. Like previous generations of refugees, the Syrians are quickly developing ties to their surrounding areas, increasing fears that they will stay and that their huge numbers will cause a sudden, and potentially destabilizing, redrawing of the demographic map. Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

"Children trying to get water with a handpump near the communal water tank built inside a monastery compound. Thar Yar Gone village, Pyinkayaing Township   © Mon Mon Myat/IRIN"

"Children trying to get water with a handpump near the communal water tank built inside a monastery compound. Thar Yar Gone village, Pyinkayaing Township © Mon Mon Myat/IRIN"

IRIN - "Turkana women dig for water on a dry river bed in northern Kenya (c) Gwen Dubourthoumieu / IRIN"

IRIN - "Turkana women dig for water on a dry river bed in northern Kenya (c) Gwen Dubourthoumieu / IRIN"

أبو علي صاحب الاربع و ثمانين عاماً اكبر المنسبين للجيش الحر في دير الزور يحمل سلاحه ويركض مسرعا متجنباً القناصة من عصابات الاسد ..  لقد أتعبت الشباب من بعدك يا جدنا ..

أبو علي صاحب الاربع و ثمانين عاماً اكبر المنسبين للجيش الحر في دير الزور يحمل سلاحه ويركض مسرعا متجنباً القناصة من عصابات الاسد .. لقد أتعبت الشباب من بعدك يا جدنا ..

IRIN - "Lineo Makojoa, 15, cooks dinner at her home in Ha Majoro Village in Lesotho. Orphaned by HIV and Aids, she often cooks dinner for her grandparents and her older brother.  © Eva-Lotta Jansson/IRIN"

IRIN - "Lineo Makojoa, 15, cooks dinner at her home in Ha Majoro Village in Lesotho. Orphaned by HIV and Aids, she often cooks dinner for her grandparents and her older brother. © Eva-Lotta Jansson/IRIN"

Empower women with the right nutrition at a critical time

Empower women with the right nutrition at a critical time

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