Donors Pledge $1.2 Billion in Emergency Funds for Afghans

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The United Nations announced on Monday it's drummed up more than one point two billion dollars in emergency pledges for helping eleven million Afghans ahead up the first high level conference on Afghanistan since the Taliban took power a month ago western governments big traditional donors and others announced pledges the wood beyond the six hundred six million dollars that the U. N. was seeking to cover costs through the end of the year Afghans face an escalating humanitarian crisis in the homeland and millions more elsewhere in the region as the U. N. human rights chief Martin Griffiths voiced concerns about the Taliban's first steps in establishing power I'm Charles de Ledesma

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