Subcommittee Hearing

Afghanistan: The Humanitarian Crisis and U.S. Response


Subcommittee on Near East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Time: 02:30 PM Location: SD-106 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Murphy
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Agenda


For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend. 

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.  

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.

Witnesses


  1. The Right Honorable David Miliband
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    International Rescue Committee
  2. Mr. Graeme Smith
    Senior Consultant
    International Crisis Group