Hunger Plagues Millions Of Afghans

According to press reports, U.N. humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said that 6 million Afghans are on the brink of famine, with winter around the corner and humanitarian appeals dramatically underfunded.

In all, 24 million people need some kind of humanitarian assistance, and almost 19 million of them face acute hunger. An estimated 3 million children are acutely malnourished.

Funds are needed quickly so aid agencies can purchase and pre-position supplies before winter sets in

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