Some 37% Afghan Families Don’t have Enough Money to Buy Food: World Bank

Staff Sgt. Stacey HagaKABUL PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec.18, 2010) -- A young Afghan refugee eats a piece of candy given to him by an American soldier. He is one of hundreds of Afghans who live in a dirt field in the middle of Kabul. Military memebers of International Security Assistance Force ventured today into the refugee camp to bring food, school supplies, clothing and blankets.The installation chaplain at the ISAF Headquarters aims to make these supply visits monthly to help out those in need. (US Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Stacey Haga) - Staff Sgt. Stacey Haga/US Air Force

The World Bank has said that Afghanistan is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, and the incomes had dropped so starkly that around 37% of Afghan households did not have enough money to cover food, while 33% could afford food but …

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