Afghanistan: Durable solutions far from reach amid escalating conflict

by International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) | International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
Saturday, 4 May 2013 07:19 GMT

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More than ten years after the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan?s transition towards peace and stability remains far from complete. Decades of armed conflict, natural disasters and extreme weather have had a devastating effect on Afghan society, causing significant civilian casualties, widespread destruction of property and infrastructure and numerous waves of displacement.