PBS NewsHour

Afghanistan is facing mass starvation. Where is foreign aid?

Clip: 12/08/2021 | 7m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

In the nearly four months since the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the world has witnessed the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban takeover. The country is now in freefall, with millions in danger and a spiraling humanitarian crisis. 23 million Afghans need food assistance, with 8.7 million nearing famine. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 12/08/21

Rating: NR

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