Civilian harm tracking vs Casualty recording

This joint briefing paper from Every Casualty Counts and CIVIC examines the distinctions and complementarity of civilian harm tracking and casualty recording, using the case of Afghanistan as an example.

Further information can be found in CIVIC’s report Civilian Harm Tracking: Analysis of ISAF Efforts in Afghanistan and ECC’s report The UN and Casualty Recording: Good practice and the need for action.

An Afghan woman cries as she holds a poster showing photos of seven male family members, accompanied by images of daffodils. She wears a red patterned robe and beaded necklaces, with a black head covering. Another woman stands to her right, looking at a poster of her own.
An Afghan woman holds a poster with photos of her family members, who were killed in a US-led raid in August 2008.

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