News - Show your support for the emergency in Afghanistan


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With Afghanistan in crisis and millions of people suffering from the legacy of decades of conflict, severe food shortages and hunger, some of you may be wondering what you and others can do to help.

The community sector is known for the kindness and care offered to the people you support and the people of Afghanistan now find themselves in need of help.

The British Red Cross is currently running an appeal for the emergency in Afghanistan and your gift could provide food, basic medical supplies and medicines, shelter and water.

The Government has announced a new Afghan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme in response to the crisis.

It’s important to fight misinformation so, if you’re sharing details online about Afghanistan, use accredited sources the UNHCRBBCWorld Economic Forum and more. has put together a graphic to highlight simple things everyone can do to support people in Afghanistan.

A number of petitions are also being run online in case people want to show their support and influence change. The can be found on websites such as,,

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