635,000 people deracinated from their homes in Afghanistan this year, says UN

Nearly around 63,000 people in Maidan Wardak province will be receiving food aid

 

United Nations humanitarians has said that 635,000 people in Afghanistan deracinate from their homes this year because of violence, with over 12,000 recently displaced to Kabul, especially from Panjshir Province.

 

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a press release that the world organisation and its partners have reached eight million people in the first half of 2021 and nesrly 1,300 were uprooted people in Kabul that are about to receive aid.

 

OCHA said the United Nations Refugee Agency and the International Organization for Migration given aid to over 9,300 people uprooted by the violence in Kunar province.

 

The World Food Programme will also distribute food rations for the insubstantial months of October to January 2022, OCHA said, reaching towards hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people.

 

Nearly around 63,000 people in Maidan Wardak province will be receiving food aid.

 

Healthcare is also a preference in the humanitarian response. The office said that measles outbreak in the districts of Badakhshan province has impacted a minimum of 29 children.

 

OCHA said that the World Health Organisation assisted Nimroz provincial hospital to establish a new Polymerase chain reaction machine with a capacity of 70 to 90 tests per day which will allow for notably rise in Covid-19 testing.

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