WHO says millions of Afghan children are at risk of dying from acute malnutrition

A World Health Organization spokesman said on Friday that about 3.2 million children would suffer from acute malnutrition in Afghanistan by the end of this year, and 1 million of them are at risk of dying.

“It’s a tough fight because hunger is gripping the country,” Margaret Harris told Geneva-based journalists over the phone from the capital Kabul. “The world must not and cannot afford to turn its back on Afghanistan.”

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