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Hunger and food insecurity have reached catastrophic levels in Afghanistan. The World Food Program reports that almost 20 million people -- about half the country's population -- are in desperate need of food. Drought conditions, the pandemic and the shut off of foreign aid after the Taliban took control have thrown the country into dire straits.

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  • A year on, ex-Afghan leader defends role in Taliban takeover
    On the eve of the anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan’s former president has defended what he says was a split-second decision to flee.
    08/14/2022 - 10:40 am | View Link
  • BBC’s Yalda Hakim on Afghanistan evacuations: ‘I had no idea how you get an aircraft into a war zone’
    BBC's Yalda Hakim returned to Afghanistan to report on the oppression of women and girls since last summer’s US-led Nato withdrawal. “I can’t think of somewhere where suddenly the basic human rights ...
    08/13/2022 - 8:20 pm | View Link
  • Watched, confined and sold, the world shrinks for Afghanistan’s women 12 months into Taliban rule
    A year into Taliban rule, women in Afghanistan are still living in fear with limits on where we go, what we wear, who we speak to, a female aid worker writes for i ...
    08/13/2022 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • The Guardian view on the Taliban’s victory: Afghanistan’s nightmare is intensifying
    Editorial: One year after the fall of Kabul, the people face both intensifying repression and mass hunger ...
    08/12/2022 - 8:44 am | View Link
  • Afghanistan's Bare Dastarkhaans Reveal Rising Poverty, Hunger Under The Taliban
    The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021 triggered the collapse of the country's aid-dependent economy, leading to rising food prices and soaring unemployment. The economic crunch has ...
    08/10/2022 - 4:19 pm | View Link
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  • Aid group says Yemeni children still dying of hunger
    BEIRUT (AP): A truce that went into effect in April in war-torn Yemen has not improved humanitarian conditions in the country and the Russia-Ukraine war is causing children to die of hunger, the regional director of a prominent aid group said Friday. In an interview with The Associated Press in Beirut a week after visiting …
    08/13/2022 - 11:47 am | View Website
  • Food insecurity soaring across 20 hunger hotspots | | UN News
    Food insecurity is soaring across 20 countries and regions - “hunger hotspots”, where conflict, economic shocks, natural hazards, political instability, and limited humanitarian access, are putting ... Madagascar, Mozambique, and recently in Afghanistan’s western region of Badghis. At the same time, economic challenges post-pandemic ...
    08/12/2022 - 10:37 am | View Website
  • Afghanistan's depleted dining rugs are a reminder of hunger and loss
    For Afghanistan's middle class, depleted dining rugs are a reminder of hunger : Goats and Soda As members of the middle class have fallen into poverty in the wake of the Taliban takeover, families ...
    08/12/2022 - 10:08 am | View Website
  • World Hunger: Key Facts and Statistics
    Hunger can also slow the mental development of a child, and reduce their physical and mental capacity in adulthood. ... The Taliban takeover of the country is not helping Afghanistan’s dire food security, either. 300,000 people were displaced over 2 months due to the Taliban’s advances across Afghanistan - an offensive that ended with the ...
    08/12/2022 - 9:25 am | View Website
  • News Alert: Afghanistan Faces 65% Increase in Acute Hunger Since 2021 ...
    One year since the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) assumed leadership in Afghanistan, over 20 million people – almost half the population – are facing acute hunger levels, a 65% increase since July 2021.. Economic stress, compounding ongoing drought, fallout from COVID-19 and grinding conflict has left 95% of Afghans without enough to eat every day.
    08/11/2022 - 7:53 am | View Website
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