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Emergency Grant Aid for humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan and neighboring countries

October 26, 2021

On October 26, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 65 million US dollars to Afghanistan and neighboring countries, where humanitarian needs are growing.

  1. The Government of Japan will provide humanitarian assistance in such areas as shelter, health, water, sanitation, food, agriculture and education to Afghanistan and neighboring countries (Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) through seven international organizations.

  2. The Government of Japan will continue to provide support and stand by the people of Afghanistan, and play an active role for stability in the region.
(Reference)Breakdown of the Emergency Grant Aid (USD)
  1. Afghanistan

    United Nations World Food Programme (WFP): 21.4 million

    United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): 15.7 million

    International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): 12.9 million

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP):  3 million

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): 2.7 million

    International Organization for Migration (IOM):  2 million

    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): 0.3 million

  2. Pakistan

    UNHCR: 2.1 million

    UNICEF: 1.4 million

  3. Iran

    UNHCR: 2.6 million

  4. Tajikistan

    UNHCR: 0.7 million

  5. Uzbekistan

    UNICEF: 0.2 million


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