Statement Attributable to the Spokesman of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan

The United Nations family in Afghanistan is deeply shocked and outraged by yesterday’s attack on a vehicle of the NGO Medicines Sans Frontieres-Hollandin the district of Vadis, in Bad his Province. Two MSF staff from Afghanistan and three from Holland, Norway and Belgium were killed in what appears to have been a brutal and premeditated …

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Meeting basic food needs for millions of Afghans, says UN official

Rising food prices in Afghanistan have left millions of people struggling and in need of assistance, a senior official from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today, after assessing the food security situation in the country. “Right now meeting basic food needs is extremely problematic for millions of Afghans,” Anthony Banbury, WFP’s Regional …

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