Makeshift IDP Camp Reveals Aid Dilemmas in Afghanistan

Kabul’s ubiquitous fruit stands and pharmacies begin to thin out around the Charahee Qambar neighborhood, situated a few miles west of the capital’s center and home to the city’s largest settlement for internally displaced persons (IDPs). UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, estimates that between 800 to 1,000 families, many of whom claim to be from Sangin, a town in northern Helmand province, live in the camp’s mud shacks with no electricity, heat or running water.

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Elissa Bogos is a journalist and photographer based in Kabul.

Makeshift IDP Camp Reveals Aid Dilemmas in Afghanistan

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