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UNICEF Official asks not to abandon Afghan-children


Kabul, 30 August 2021 (TDI): The Regional Director of UNICEF South Asia, George Laryea-Adjei contemplated the issue of a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. His statement reflected the bleakness of the issues. The families and children in Afghanistan feel abandoned because of the unavailability of most basic needs, he conveyed.

Additionally, the Regional Director wrote that since the Fall of Kabul, children are most vulnerable. They are exposed to the food crisis, security crisis, drought all in the middle of the Global Pandemic.

The Regional Director stressed that according to the prediction of UNICEF if the children’s healthcare is neglected the same way 1 million children under the age of 5 may suffer from life-threatening issues like Malnutrition, polio, etc.

He added, that UNICEF recently appealed for USD 192 Million. He showed his concern mentioning the major players are planning to cut the aid towards Afghanistan. The Regional Director pledged the international community to assist the displaced families and children.

He wrote on his Twitter account that the Afghan children require assistance more than ever. He further added that the world abandoned them at such a critical time. The Regional-Director asked the donors to show their support towards the crisis.


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