Emergency Response Integrated Lifesaving Services - Shindand, Herat Province

International Rescue Committee

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Last updated: 8/10/2023


About the Service

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides necessary services to people facing danger, internally displaced people, and families affected by natural disasters and other emergencies in Shindand district, Herat province, to protect the people of this district.

All men, women, boys, and girls at risk in the Shindad district of Herat province can benefit from these emergency response services. The IRC first identifies vulnerable people by launching targeted surveys and then puts them under its protection and provides them with multi-purpose cash assistance if necessary.

It is worth mentioning that the IRC office provides response services in emergencies in coordination with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid (UNOCHA) and the Department of Migrants and Returnees Affairs of Herat Province.

Accessibility & Additional Information

Eligible eople who need the mentioned services in Shindad District, ‌Herat province, can contact the volunteers or employees of the IRC office. If necessary, people in need can go to the field office of the International Rescue Committee in this province or contact this organization by phone and benefit from these services. The office address, days and working hours of this office are given below:  

Service time: Every week from Sunday to Thursday from 08:00 am to 04:00 pm.  

International Rescue Committee Address: House #24 - Infront of Ferdosi 23, Jada-e-Mokhberat, District 3, Herat.  

Information Center: People who need humanitarian services can ask via WhatsApp number (0729807235) or Facebook Messenger of this online platform to get information and get answers to their questions. The Ask team provides information online to those in need of humanitarian services of international organizations and, if necessary, refers the needy to the relevant departments to receive and access the services.   

Key Points

  • An appointment is required to provide and discover this service;  
  • This service is officially closed on holidays;  
  • The services are completely free;  
  • The place or building where this service is provided has suitable facilities and is accessible to all clients;  
  • The builing does not have a elevator to move clients, but the employees are ready to help you in this office;  
  • People who do not have the ability to hear and speak, are informed and understood in sign language;  
  • In addition to men, there are also female employees as part of the team to serve you;  
  • The men's and women's restrooms are separate and accessible to all clients;  
  • These services are provided in Pashto, Dari, and English languages.  

Note: To know the exact location of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) office on Google Maps, click on the following address: