David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Program (WFP), one of the United Nations (UN) organizations headquartered in Rome, drew attention to the increasing hunger crisis in the country in a post he shared on his Twitter account with the hashtag “Afghanistan”.
“A record number of Afghans are hungry. Currently, 1 million children are at risk of dying from malnutrition unless urgent action is taken. It will be disastrous if international aid does not arrive soon. This is a war against hunger,” Beasley said. made its assessment.
“The humanitarian crisis has escalated incredibly quickly”
WFP Afghanistan Representative Mary Ellen McGroarty said at a video conference press conference in the capital, Kabul on October 6, that the humanitarian crisis in the country was “escalating at an unbelievable speed”.