Daily Evacuation Brief | April 6, 2022
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Deadly Policy- How Stovepipe Methodology Leads to Disaster
From the response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake to the genesis of the Iraq war, adherence to what is called the stovepipe method is chief among the culprits of a confused disaster response. Stovepipe methodology refers to the practice where organizations and individuals utilize isolated systems of communications to transmit the information they have gathered, their assessments of ongoing situations, and their needs to their respective headquarters without any information sharing (read more here)…
LAST 24 HOURS:
The Taliban claimed to have seized nearly 200 weapons in a house-to-house search operation in Nangarhar province. Sources stated the seizure was much smaller, and the Taliban added weapons to the public display to make it seem like a bigger haul.
The 20th aid package of $32 million has arrived at the International Bank of Afghanistan. Total cash assistance to date is over $600 million.
Targeted searches continue in the city of Kabul and Badakhshan Province. Sources indicate most of the searches have been focused on former Afghan Army personnel who are thought to have worked in logistics.
NEXT 24 HOURS:
The Taliban are sending several elders to Badakhshan to attempt to resolve disputes with opposition groups. They hope to reach a compromise with the NRF and others and are reportedly facing significant backlash from their own forces over the killing of prominent Taliban commanders over the previous two months.
The Ministry of the Interior will demand answers from leaders in Bamyan who allowed women to deface Taliban banners and protest the school ban for females. Sources stated that arrests are being called for but the local government has pushed back against legal action to avoid inflaming the situation further.
Afghani to the Dollar: $1 – 88.05 AFN (as of 6 APR 2022)
Mixed gender meetings of university lecturers banned: MoHE
By Najibullah Lalzoy – Khaama Press
Ministry of Higher Education of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in an official letter asked all private and public universities not to allow female…
Officials: WHO, UNICEF Fund Over 70% of Afghan Health Centers
By Waheeda Hasan – TOLO News
The Ministry of Public Health said that the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have…
OIC, US and Iran Praise Poppy Ban in Afghanistan
By Banafsha Binesh – TOLO News
OIC Secretary-General H.E. Hissein Brahim Taha praised the Islamic Emirate’s decision to ban poppy cultivation…
Turkmenistan: Get on your bike!
By Akhal-Teke – EurasiaNet
The Taliban insists that construction work in Afghanistan on the Turkmenistan-backed TAPI natural gas pipeline will begin any day…
Nearly 1,400 Afghans granted emergency visas never made it to Australia
By Daniel Hurst – The Guardian
Nearly 1,400 people in Afghanistan who were issued with emergency visas but never made it to Australia have…
Afghans died before being evacuated to Germany
The German government has admitted that a number of Afghans who were due to be…
Donors Fall Short on Afghan Aid Pledges Amid Widening International Rifts
By Catherine Putz – The Diplomat
Last week, a virtual donor conference convened by the United Nations accrued pledges of $2.44 billion for Afghanistan from 41 nations…
The Daily WTF
High-profile Afghan judge refused UK entry despite Taliban threats
By Paul Peachey – The National News
A high-profile Afghan judge has been rejected for relocation to the UK despite being hunted by the Taliban for jailing fighters…