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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).

02 May 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

General Objective

The overall objective of the assessment is to inform the response of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Cluster for the ongoing dry spell in Afghanistan. The assessment aims at supporting the Cluster to better identify target population groups, priority areas and relevant interventions.

Specific Objective(s)

• Identify how population groups have been affected differently by the dry spell to better target interventions.