System-wide Scale-Up protocols activated for the Afghanistan response

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AfghanistanPhoto: OCHA / Philippe Kropf

On 11 September 2021, the IASC Principals activated the humanitarian system-wide Scale-Up protocols for the Afghanistan response.  This internal IASC designation is a means of collectively prioritizing operational support and streamlining internal emergency procedures to bolster the humanitarian community’s ability to save and protect lives at scale.