UN Seeks $550M in Aid for Millions of Vulnerable Afghans

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UN Seeks $550M in Aid for Millions of Vulnerable Afghans

The United Nations appealed Saturday for $550 million in humanitarian assistance in 2017 to meet the needs of Afghans affected by conflict, or natural disasters, and for those returning home from neighboring countries. The assistance will reach an estimated 5.7 million “most vulnerable and marginalized” people in Afghanistan, said U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator, Mark Bowden, while launching…