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UN Agency Cuts Food Rations for 1 Million Afghans over Funding

Funding shortfalls have forced the World Food Program to cut rations for up to 1 million people in Afghanistan, a WFP  official said, an early sign that aid money may dwindle as the international combat mission winds down. The U.N. food assistance agency, which runs on donations from member countries, faces a gap of about $30 million for its program in Afghanistan, country director Claude Jibidar told Reuters in an interview. “We have had to cut down the rations of the people we...

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