Afghanistan: Drop in funding hits efforts to fight child malnutrition

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World leaders are due to meet virtually to decide how much international aid Afghanistan will receive over the next four years. Many contributions are likely to be reduced. And the United Nations children’s agency says that is hurting efforts to tackle malnutrition among a growing number of children. Al Jazeera’s Filio Kontrafouri reports from Kabul, Afghanistan. –

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