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Hunger crisis deepens in Afghanistan, know what UN appealed to G-20 countries?


Afghanistan Food Crisis: The hunger crisis in Afghanistan is deepening. Meanwhile, Martin Griffiths, the head of the United Nations’ humanitarian aid affairs, has sent a strong message to the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies. Martin Griffiths said that Afghanistan should be worried because its economy is being devastated and half the population is at risk of not having enough food to eat. He told that the snowfall has also started, which has increased the problem.

Half of Afghan children suffer from severe malnutrition

UN Humanitarian Aid Chief Martin Griffiths told the media on Friday that the needs are increasing in Afghanistan but there is a severe shortage of food. Martin Griffiths said that half of Afghan children under the age of five face the risk of severe malnutrition and measles outbreaks in every province. Griffiths warned that creating a food crisis leads to malnutrition and then disease and death. If proper steps are not taken in this regard, the world will see only death in Afghanistan.

World Food Program appeals to America

The World Food Program (WFP) has appealed for US$200 million in funding for its campaigns by the end of this year. Griffiths has urged financial aid from the US and European countries that cut development aid to the country after the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 15. He said that there is an urgent need of funds to provide humanitarian aid in this country. He said that the European Union has given 100 million euros for humanitarian work.

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