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UN appeals for record $5 billion for humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 11 Jan 2022
The United Nations is seeking more than $5 billion from international donors this year to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. It's the largest-ever UN appeal for a single country, to avert what it describes as a "catastrophe". More than half of Afghanistan's population will need emergency assistance this year, with the world body estimating that 55 percent of Afghans are suffering from acute hunger. FRANCE 24's business editor Stephen Carroll has the details.


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