ZURICH (Reuters) – The United Nations will convene a world assist convention in Geneva on Sept. 13 to assist avert what U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres known as a “looming humanitarian disaster”.
“We want the worldwide group to stand collectively and assist the Afghan individuals,” Guterres stated in a publish on Twitter asserting the convention that he stated would search a swift scale-up in funding for humanitarian reduction.
“We additionally attraction for full and unimpeded humanitarian entry to make sure that Afghans proceed to get the important providers they want,” he stated.
Many Afghans have been struggling to feed their households amid extreme drought nicely earlier than Taliban militants seized energy final month and hundreds of thousands could now face hunger with the nation remoted and the economic system unravelling, assist companies say.
“The United Nations stands in solidarity with the individuals of (*13*) and is dedicated to staying and delivering for them,” Guterres stated.
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