UN in Afghanistan on food crisis – Vatican News

UN in Afghanistan on food crisis - Vatican News

The United Nations has warned that Afghanistan is on the brink of disaster as millions of people are at risk of famine as winter approaches.

C Rubini CTC, Vatican News

Even before the Taliban came to power in August, Afghanistan was in crisis. According to the World Food Program, the problems caused by conflict have led to economic hardship. As a result, according to the report, almost half of Afghanistan (about 22 million people) are starving every day. The activities of local NGOs are also in danger due to accumulation of funds.

Qi Dong-yu, director of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), said there is an urgent need to take effective and efficient action to accelerate the distribution of food resources in Afghanistan before winter. Country.

Last month, the World Food Program (WFP) warned that only 5% of households in Afghanistan get enough food per day. The severe drought and the Covid pandemic made the situation worse. When the United States withdrew from Afghanistan, Afghanistan fell into the hands of the Taliban.

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