Publish dateSaturday 29 April 2023 - 14:29
Story Code : 269134
WFP Pledge to Remain in Afghanistan
Despite any political gap, the United Nations World Food Programme, pledge to continue its missiom in Afghanistan.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, Ms. Hsiao-Wei Lee, head of the United Nations World Food Programme in Afghanistan, said on Thursday in the city of Berlin, Germany: that the organization has no intention of leaving Afghanistan.
“Humanitarian aid is of vital importance to the majority of vulnerable people, including women, children and people with disabilities” she said.
The humanitarian crisis in this country has intensified in the past year and a half, she added” saying that the famine in Afghanistan has been prevented by humanitarian aid, millions of Afghans still suffer from food insecurity.
Meanwhile, she warned about the lack of funds needed for humanitarian aid and said that the World Food Programme has a funding shortfall of $900 million for the next six months.
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