UN News Centre on Afghanistan
This is the page maintained by the United Nations on the crisis in Afghanistan. Daily updated news, reports and web links to the pages maintained by the UN agencies.
Reliefweb's Afghanistan page
This is one of the most comprehensive website on humanitarian issues. The Afghanistan page provides links to the main documents and news stories recently added to the website. Updated on a daily basis.
IRIN latest news on refugees and IDPs
"The Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) is part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). IRIN aims at strengthening universal access to timely, strategic and non-partisan information so as to enhance the capacity of the humanitarian community to understand, respond to and avert emergencies." This page brings daily updates on the latest news on refugees and IDPs in Afghanistan.
Website of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Information Management Service (AIMS)
"AIMS is a joint venture between UNOCHA and UNDP, reporting directly to the UN Coordinator for Afghanistan. AIMS will receive strategic guidance from an Advisory Board composed of members from the UN, NGO and donor community working for Afghanistan.
AIMS is comprised of two components, the Humanitarian Information Center for Afghanistan (HICFA) and the Project Management Information System (ProMIS)."
On this site you will find IDP maps and data updated on a very regular basis.
Interaction special page on Afghanistan
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. The Afghanistan page provides a list of NGOs working in Afghanistan with contact details.
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
"AREU is an independent research institution that conducts and facilitates quality, action-oriented research and analysis to inform policy, improve practice and increase the impact of humanitarian and development programmes in Afghanistan. It was established by the assistance community working in Afghanistan, works closely with the government and has a management board with representation from donors, UN agencies and NGOs."