Mission East, founded in Denmark in 1991, is an international humanitarian and development organisation undertaking disaster relief and development programmes in Eastern Europe and Asia.
Mission East works in several countries in the hazard-prone Central Asian and Himalayan region, on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Natural Resource Management (NRM), Water/Sanitation/Hygiene (WASH), food and livelihoods security and local civil society capacity-building.
In Afghanistan Mission East has worked in the mountainous north-eastern region of the country since 2001 and is at present implementing programmes in the provinces of Badakhshan, Takhar and Baghlan. More information on Mission East can be found at: http://www.miseast.org