Afghanistan displacement crisis: Millions in need of urgent aid

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan displacement crisis: Millions in need of urgent aid” – below is their description.

Millions of Afghans are in need of humanitarian assistance, including the 600,000 who have been internally displaced this year.

Even though the fighting stopped, people have still been displaced by conflict, drought, floods and other natural disasters, and the Taliban says it cannot help because Western powers do not recognise its government and have government frozen assets.

Without help, Afghans fear their problems will multiply, particularly as winter in Afghanistan is approaching.

Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Sarai Shamali camp in Kabul.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Badri-313: The Taliban brigade patrolling Kabul’s airport
  • Facebook will fuel more unrest, whistle-blower tells UK lawmakers
  • Nigeria becomes first African nation to roll out digital currency
  • In This Story: Afghanistan

    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

    Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

    3 Recent Items: Afghanistan

  • UN: 50% of Afghans face extreme hunger | DW News
  • Badri-313: The Taliban brigade patrolling Kabul’s airport
  • Afghans describe harrowing experiences trying to escape through Kabul | Digital Original
  • In This Story: Taliban

    The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.

    3 Recent Items: Taliban

  • Badri-313: The Taliban brigade patrolling Kabul’s airport
  • China says Afghanistan needs more international help
  • Thousands who want to flee Afghanistan remain stranded under Taliban rule
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....