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UN Seeks $393 Million for Afghan Humanitarian Aid

The United Nations on Wednesday launched an appeal for $393 million in humanitarian assistance to conflict-torn Afghanistan this year to meet “the acute life-saving” needs of millions of vulnerable people across the country. Mark Bowden, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator, said Wednesday support related to food, health care, nutrition, safe water and sanitation will reach an estimated 3.5 million people under the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Afghanistan. Bowden spoke while...

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