Aid groups warn of ‘impending humanitarian crisis’ in Afghanistan
Al Jazeera, 08 Sep 2021
International aid agencies have raised the alarm about an “impending humanitarian crisis” in Afghanistan, with medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF) saying the country’s vulnerable healthcare system was facing a “potential collapse”.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that 2,000 medical facilities face imminent closure because of a lack of money.
A World Bank funding freeze since the Taliban takeover has blocked tens of millions of dollars.
Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Mir Bacha Kot, Afghanistan.
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