Provision of Humanitarian Air Services in Afghanistan

About this Operation

Operation Documents

This Special Operation (SO) is established to provide safe and reliable air transport services to the humanitarian community in Afghanistan in 2012. Continuing insecurity and the poor transportation networks within country have severely limited access for aid workers to beneficiaries. Hence the establishment of The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) which will support over 160 aid agencies and the donor community in providing humanitarian assistance to varies parts of the country.



Afghanistan faces enormous recovery needs after three decades of war, civil unrest and recurring natural disasters. Despite recent progress, millions of Afghans still live in severe poverty with a crumbling infrastructure and a landscape that is suffering from environmental damage....