The World Food Progrmme (WFP) reports that it has distributed aid to nearly one million people Afghan provinces in 2022.
Thousands of families in Maidan Wardak, Uruzgan, and Samangan provinces have received relief, according to the organization’s tweet of Tuesday, 31st May.
The bulk of the relief to Maidan Wardak province has been distributed to more than 500,000 people, according to the report.
According to the World Food Programme, 18 million people in Afghanistan will need immediate assistance and food and other basic necessities next month.
However, according to the organization, for 8 million of the aforementioned figure, funds and monetary donations are required in Afghanistan.
The World Food Programme underlines that they are currently receiving food from the hungry in order to feed other people who are hungry.
The WFP’s Asia deputy director had previously raised concerns about the humanitarian situation and food shortages in Afghanistan.
Poverty in Afghanistan intensified after the Taliban assumed control of the country, and the country’s poverty continues to spread.
According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, millions of Afghan people have been affected by the ongoing crisis, displacement, drought, and economic disaster.