US promises $33.8m in food assistance for Afghans
The goal of Protected Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) mission in Afghanistan is to enhance food and nutrition for over 3.7 million vulnerable people in 184 food-insecure districts.
A statement from USAID said supporting communities to recover from both natural and economic disasters, treatment of malnourished children, pregnant and lactating women and the education of primary and lower secondary school students remained priorities for the US.
USAID’s contribution would benefit these groups and assist people living in chronic poverty, Afghans affected by conflict and victims of both natural disasters and economic stress.
Over the last 12 months, USAID donated approximately $87.8 million in humanitarian assistance for families and communities affected by conflict or natural disasters in Afghanistan.
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