Tag: Afghanistan Crisis

Job losses in Afghanistan projected to reach 7-9 lakh
Job losses in Afghanistan projected to reach 7-9 lakh

Citing a recent Gallup survey, SIGAR said: "A record-high 89 per cent of Afghans surveyed said their local economies were getting worse, 75 per cent reported not having enough money for food in the previous 12 months, and 58 per cent reported they did not have enough money for adequate shelter," TOLO News reported.

  • Saturday, 18 June 2022
Deadliest week in Afghanistan since Taliban came to power
Deadliest week in Afghanistan since Taliban came to power

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) also expressed concern over Pakistan's attacks on Afghanistan and civilian casualties caused by them, saying that civilians should not be targeted in any fight.

  • Saturday, 23 April 2022
'Terrorists are using Afghan soil with impunity to carry out activities inside Pakistan'
'Terrorists are using Afghan soil with impunity to carry out activities inside Pakistan'

The spokesperson further stated that Pakistan and Afghanistan have been engaged for the past several months through institutional channels for effective coordination and security along their long shared border.

  • Sunday, 17 April 2022
Taliban Say Their Government 'Impoverished', Seek People's Help
Taliban Say Their Government 'Impoverished', Seek People's Help

"The meeting was concentrated on rules in government bodies, their activities, interaction with people, seeking a solution for ongoing economic difficulties, and absorbing all Taliban affiliates in security bodies," the statement said.

  • Thursday, 24 March 2022
India Sends Fourth Shipment Of Wheat To Afghanistan Via Pakistan
India Sends Fourth Shipment Of Wheat To Afghanistan Via Pakistan

On February 12, the Indian government had inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Food Programme for the distribution of wheat within Afghanistan.

  • Tuesday, 15 March 2022
Afghanistan Receives $32mn In Humanitarian Cash Aid
Afghanistan Receives $32mn In Humanitarian Cash Aid

The DAB, while appreciating the humanitarian assistance from the international community, calls for more cooperation in this field, according to the statement.

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
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Over 24 Million Afghans In Dire Need Of Humanitarian Aid: ICRC

As many as 24.4 million people in Afghanistan are in need of humanitarian assistance, the ICRC said on Twitter

  • Thursday, 24 February 2022
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86 Afghan Radio Stations Shut Since Taliban Takeover

Radio in Afghanistan began in the era of the former King Amanullah Khan in 1926. The first radio station was named Radio Kabul and broadcast in Kabul.

  • Monday, 14 February 2022
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1 Million Afghan Kids May Die Unless Action Taken: Unicef

The Taliban's Ministry of Public Health has claimed that the number of children suffering from malnutrition is around 4.4. million in Afghanistan.

  • Thursday, 10 February 2022
Taliban Threatening To Rip Out Journalists' Tongues
Taliban Threatening To Rip Out Journalists' Tongues

The International Federation of Journalists also raised concerns on the status of media in Afghanistan, saying at least 318 media outlets have closed since the fall of the Western-backed government in 33 of 34 provinces in Afghanistan.

  • Saturday, 05 February 2022
Over A Million Afghans Flee To Iran As Economy Collapses
Over A Million Afghans Flee To Iran As Economy Collapses

Many fear that this spring as temperatures rise and the snow-covered routes become easier to traverse, a deluge of Afghans could arrive at the European Union's borders.

  • Thursday, 03 February 2022
India Sends Medical Supplies To Afghanistan
India's Wheat Shipment To Afghanistan Via Pakistani Soil To Begin In Early February: Report

Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad told reporters on Friday that all arrangements were now put in place and Pakistan was waiting for the date of the first consignment.

  • Saturday, 29 January 2022
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Faced With Starvation, Afghans Sell Kidneys: Report

Economic analysts say the lifting of sanctions and the release of billions of frozen dollars of the country's assets from world banks would be effective ways to improve the lives of the people of Afghanistan.

  • Saturday, 29 January 2022
Nepal Sends Over 14 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Assistance To Afghanistan
Nepal Sends Over 14 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Assistance To Afghanistan

The Minister said this is an important mission in terms of "our international relations", adding that several organisations in Nepal, trade and business groups have contributed to the collection of the relief materials.

  • Sunday, 16 January 2022
US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women
US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women

Afghanistan is currently in the midst of severe economic and humanitarian challenges which have further deteriorated since the fall of the country to the Taliban on August 15.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
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