Security worse, but humanitarian access improves in Afghanistan

Press Briefing with Mark Bowden (right), Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The security situation in Afghanistan has worsened over the last year, although humanitarian access has improved in the country.

The UN's top humanitarian official in Afghanistan has said that 2015 saw a marked increase in violence, which has forced an estimated 200,000 Afghans from their homes.

Veronica Reeves spoke with Mark Bowden, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan and asked him how things have changed over the last year in the country.

Duration: 2'23"

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