UNHCR: World should send aid to Afghans to avert crisis

UNHCR: World should send aid to Afghans to avert crisis

October 9, 2021 Off By
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Al-Araby

The world should urgently provide promised aid to Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency said on Saturday, warning that a lack of resources is hampering efforts to avert an economic crisis that could push fresh flows of refugees to its neighbours and beyond. “The humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan remains really dire,” Babar Baloch, spokesperson for the UN High Commmissioner for Refugees, said in an interview in Islamabad. “The focus has to be inside Afghanistan to avoid and avert another refugee crisis.” Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan on Aug. 15, the country – already struggling with dro…

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