Emergency is a voluntary Italian based medical charity - They have now been accused by the Head of the Afghan Secret Services as supporting the Taliban.
In 1999 Emergency has constructed a surgical center to Anabah, a Panshir village under the control of Massud commander, head of the Northern Alliance.
In 2001 they opened a second surgical Center in Kabul governed when the Taliban were in power.
In 2003 Emergency constructed a hospital in Lashkar-gah, in the Pashtin province of Helmand, an area previously without any hospitals.
In that time they have also opened and operate 28 First aid Centers which often transferred patients on to their hospitals.
Emergency has been operating continuously from 1999 - 2007 and dealt with over 1.65 million people. Emergency have now been been forced to abandon the country and to suspend the humanitarian program.
Emergency also operate in Cambodia, Iraq, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan and in Italy.
Medecin sans Frontieres the French medical charity were forced after working in Afghanistan for 24 years to leave in 2004 following killings, threats and insecurity.