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UN Report Notes Sharp Rise in Afghan Food Insecurity

The number of people in Afghanistan turning to desperate means to secure enough food to sustain their families has almost doubled in the last year. The United Nations and its partner agencies said in a report issued Thursday that more than 1.5 million people were now considered severely food insecure, an increase of more than 317,000. Another 7.3 million people — more than one in every four Afghans — are classified as moderately food insecure. The U.N. defines food insecurity as the...

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