Afghanistan

South Asia Faces Worst-Ever Recession, Tipping Millions Into Poverty

Millions of people in South Asia are being pushed into extreme poverty as the region, where a quarter of humanity lives, suffers its worst-ever …

by · Thursday, 8 October 2020 · Afghanistan

UNDP: Human Dev. Index to Decline for First Time Since 1990

… goals, particularly the efforts to eradicate poverty as the poverty rate rose to 72 percent from 55 percent ahead of the COVID-19 outbreak. The report …

by · Saturday, 3 October 2020 · Afghanistan

China Uproots Ethnic Minority Villages in Anti-Poverty Fight

The ruling Communist Party has announced an official target of ending extreme poverty by the end of the year, ahead of the 100th anniversary of its …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Afghanistan, China

Children Multidimensional Poverty Shows 15% Increase Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: UNICEF …

According to the report, the multidimensional poverty analysis uses data on access to education, healthcare, housing, nutrition, sanitation and water from …

by · Thursday, 17 September 2020 · Afghanistan

Afghan Woman Loses Three Husbands To War

But his family’s poverty and a lack of opportunities led him to join the newly created Afghan Army in 2003. The following year, he was killed in a clash …

by · Friday, 4 September 2020 · Afghanistan, Oman

Afghanistan Facing Humanitarian Disaster Amid Pandemic, Continued Violence, US Watchdog Finds

Millions more Afghans are being pushed into poverty by the coronavirus pandemic, which has overwhelmed the war-wracked country’s basic …

by · Friday, 31 July 2020 · Afghanistan

Virus pushing millions more Afghans into poverty: US watchdog

The coronavirus is pushing millions more Afghans into poverty, overwhelming Afghanistan’s basic health care system, and exacerbating food …

by · Friday, 31 July 2020 · Afghanistan, Philippines

As in Beijing, so in Kabul: Saving the Economy Amid COVID-19

Covid-19’s economic jolt has been felt most strongly in developing countries like Afghanistan, where extreme poverty, conflict, and complex politics …

by · Wednesday, 22 July 2020 · Afghanistan

Ministry Confirms 90% of Afghans Live Below Poverty Line

The Ministry of Economy on Monday confirmed that 90 percent of Afghans are living below the poverty line, which President Ashraf Ghani stated at a …

by · Monday, 20 July 2020 · Afghanistan

Afghan Govt Launches New COVID-19 Relief Package

Speaking on the occasion, President Ashraf Ghani said that 90 percent of the population in the country is living below the poverty line and that the new …

by · Saturday, 18 July 2020 · Afghanistan