Afghanistan faces greater hunger this winter

by Ali M. Latifi

In this article, the plight of many Afghans is described as a choice between keeping warm or going hungry.  This article in The New Humanitarian was published 8 December, 2022,  prior to the  Taliban’s 24 December ban  on women working for Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) which will make the situation graver.


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