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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The DAB, while appreciating the humanitarian assistance from the international community, calls for more cooperation in this field, according to the statement.
As many as 24.4 million people in Afghanistan are in need of humanitarian assistance, the ICRC said on Twitter
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.
The Taliban's Ministry of Public Health has claimed that the number of children suffering from malnutrition is around 4.4. million in Afghanistan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.