Government figures show that at least 18,000 families have been displaced due to conflicts in six provinces of the country over the last month.
The State Ministry for Disaster Management said if the current level of violence prevail, aid agencies will not be able to reach vulnerable families in insecure regions.
The provinces include Baghlan, Kunduz, Farah, Herat, Ghor and Uruzgan. Nearly 45,000 families were displaced during the last year, according to the State Ministry for Disaster Management.
“If the situation worsens and violence continues, there will be serious challenges in way of relief and rescue efforts,” said Ahmad Tamim Azimi, spokesman for State Ministry for Disaster Management.
According to the ministry, there is the possibility that another 25,000 families will be displaced due to conflicts.
State Ministry for Disaster Management said that it is ready to address the needs of 116,000 families during the winter.
“I want to appeal from both parties to stop violence, let the people to work and feed their families,” said member of a displaced family in Kunduz.
“People were displaced in Khanabad and other districts. They live in a bad situation,” said Mohammad Yuusf Ayubi, head of Kunduz provincial council.
Officials said 100 displaced people are living in a shelter at a school in the city of Kunduz.
“I was disabled due to conflicts. I don’t want others to be disabled like me, become orphan or a widow,” said member of a displaced family in Kunduz.
“Nearly 11,000 families have been displaced over the past one year,” said Abdul Sattar Mirzakawal, the governor of Kunduz