Retuers reveals World Bank backs using $280 mln in frozen aid funds for Afghanistan - Reuters News Agency
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Retuers reveals World Bank backs using $280 mln in frozen aid funds for Afghanistan

Reuters was first to report that the World Bank’s board has backed transferring $280 million from a frozen trust fund to two aid agencies to help Afghanistan cope with a brewing humanitarian crisis after the U.S. withdrawal. Afghanistan’s 39 million people face a cratering economy, a winter of food shortages and growing poverty three months after the Taliban seized power as the last U.S. troops withdrew from 20 years of war. 

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Topics of Interest: EconomyPolitics
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Economy & Policy
Countries: AfghanistanUS
Win Types: Speed
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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