The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has presented new statistics on vulnerable groups from the food crisis in Afghanistan.
Citing the findings of the World Food Program, SIGAR reported on Sunday (November 13th) that humanitarian needs are increasing as the weather gets colder in Afghanistan.
4.7 million children and pregnant & lactating women are at risk of acute malnutrition, SIGAR said.
Referring to the consequences of the food insecurity crisis in Afghanistan, SIGAR said that 3.9 million children acutely malnourished in 2022.
Based on the information provided by SIGAR, after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, half of the country’s population is suffering from acute food insecurity.