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30 May 2018 description

by Jared Ferrie | @jaredferrie | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 13:57 GMT

By Jared Ferrie

May 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of Afghans face hunger after a drought decimated crops in the war-ravaged country, U.N. officials said on Tuesday, calling for an extra $115 million to help families buy food.

Two thirds of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have been hit by a lack of rain or snowfall since late last year, said a bulletin from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).