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95 per cent of Afghans face starvation due to ongoing drought and poor economy

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The World Food Programme said on September 23, 2021, that only 5 per cent of Afghan families have enough to eat daily. This comes as the nation faces the second severe drought in three years. Complicated by other issues, including an economic crisis following the takeover of the Taliban as well as the Covid-19 pandemic, the UN body said it will need US$200 million immediately for relief.

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