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World Bank Cuts Funds for Afghanistan as U.N. Warns of Looming Catastrophe

HeadlineAug 25, 2021

In other news on Afghanistan, the World Bank has joined the International Monetary Fund in cutting off funds for Afghanistan. This comes as aid groups are warning of a looming humanitarian catastrophe. The U.N. says 14 million Afghans — about a third of the country — are facing food insecurity.

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