As casualties soar, Afghanistan struggles to treat civilians maimed by conflict

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from The New Humanitarian
Published on 04 Apr 2019 View Original

‘The war is still ongoing, so amputations will increase’

By Stefanie Glinski Regular IRIN contributor

A record number of Afghans with physical disabilities are seeking specialised medical care as their country’s decades-long conflict continues to kill and maim. But the main providers of prosthetic limbs and rehabilitation are still aid groups – not the government itself.

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