Time running out for Afghan children, UNICEF warns

Rahamatullah Baghban

These days ’s largest ’s hospital in Kabul is receiving malnourished babies more than any time before.

Doctors say has increased since the poverty is on the rise in Afghanistan, adding the hospital lacks beds and medicines.

According to UNICEF, 3.2 million children under the age of five are expected to suffer from acute malnutrition by the end of the year. Authorities say world countries should not leave alone.

Following the takeover of the country, international funding to the were cut off and billions of dollars in Afghan assets were frozen by the .

The war may be over in Afghanistan, but the nation now is struggling with an . Half of Afghanistan’s population is facing acute hunger and over 1 million Afghan children are at risk of dying.



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