Published 21:21 IST, October 18th 2023

UN World Food Program appeals for USD19mn to provide emergency food in quake-hit Afghanistan

The United Nations' World Food Program on Wednesday appealed for $19 million to provide emergency assistance to tens of thousands of people affected by a series of devastating earthquakes and aftershocks that has rocked western Afghanistan.

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“Disasters like these earthquakes pound communities who are already barely able to feed themselves back into utter destitution,” the WFP said. | Image: AP
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21:21 IST, October 18th 2023