US policy is fueling Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis

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More than five months after the fall of Kabul, the Afghan economy is on the brink of collapse, leaving millions of people at risk of extreme poverty or starvation. One major culprit: the US decision to halt aid to the country and freeze billions in Afghan government funds. In December, the World Food Program found that 98 percent of Afghans aren't getting enough to eat, and UN Secretary-General Ant�nio Guterres warned this month that we are in a race against time.
4 months ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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US policy is fueling Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis

Afghans line up as the UN World Food Program (WFP) distributes a critical monthly food ration to 400 families south of Kabul in Pul-e Alam, Afghanistan, on January 17, 2022. | Scott Peterson/Getty ImagesIsolating the Taliban is pushing millions of Afghans into poverty and starvation.More than five months after the fall of Kabul, the Afghan economy is on the brink of collapse, leaving millions of people at risk of extreme poverty or starvation. O…

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