An Afghan refugee at the Iran-Afghanistan border in Sistan-Blochestan province, southeastern Iran on August 16. Photo: Iranian Red Crescent An Afghan refugee at the Iran-Afghanistan border in Sistan-Blochestan province, southeastern Iran on August 16. Photo: Iranian Red Crescent
An Afghan refugee at the Iran-Afghanistan border in Sistan-Blochestan province, southeastern Iran on August 16. Photo: Iranian Red Crescent

Afghanistan ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ looms after Taliban victory

  • UN chief urges countries provide emergency funding for Afghanistan after departure of US forces
  • Almost half of the population – 18 million people – need urgent humanitarian assistance to survive

Topic |   Afghanistan after the US withdrawal
An Afghan refugee at the Iran-Afghanistan border in Sistan-Blochestan province, southeastern Iran on August 16. Photo: Iranian Red Crescent An Afghan refugee at the Iran-Afghanistan border in Sistan-Blochestan province, southeastern Iran on August 16. Photo: Iranian Red Crescent
An Afghan refugee at the Iran-Afghanistan border in Sistan-Blochestan province, southeastern Iran on August 16. Photo: Iranian Red Crescent
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