The United Nations has said that there are 4 million people in Afghanistan who are barely getting even two meals a day. Most of these populations are from rural areas of the violence-hit country. Where people need wheat, fodder for livestock and cash assistance in winter. It has become necessary to help the families, the elderly and the differently-abled, who are facing food crisis, at the earliest. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Emergency Assistance Office said that 70 percent of Afghanistan's population lives by farming in villages.
According to Rein Palson, agriculture accounts for 25 percent of Afghanistan's GDP and directly employs 45 percent of the people. It benefits 80 percent of the population. According to the report of the news agency AP, 25 out of 34 provinces in Afghanistan are in drought conditions, affecting 7.3 million population. There are 40 lakh people whose condition has reached to starvation.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has also appealed to the world community to give more than $ 600 million in aid to the Afghan people. It is said that in the event of the closure of humanitarian aid, instability in Afghanistan will increase and the atmosphere will worsen. Not only this, there is also the possibility of people dying on a large scale due to drought.
At the same time, according to the report of the American newspaper 'The New York Times', public health experts warned that the healthcare system in Afghanistan is on the verge of collapse. This could endanger the lives of millions of people. At present, the health services of Afghanistan are running on the basis of international donors. Be that as it may, many countries and international organizations have declared the Taliban as a banned terrorist organization.