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UN Says Nearly 23 Million Afghans Face Acute Hunger

UN Says Nearly 23 Million Afghans Face Acute Hunger

From: VOA

ISLAMABAD — United Nations agencies warned Monday humanitarian needs in Afghanistan have grown to unprecedented levels and more than half of the conflict-torn country’s population, a record 22.8 million people, will “face acute food insecurity” from November.

The Food and Agriculture Organization and World Food Program said in joint study the combined impacts of drought, conflict, and economic decline have severely affected lives, livelihoods, and Afghans’ access to food.

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