Nepal has extended humanitarian aid in the form of relief material, medicines and clothes to help Afghanistan
Nepal, a neighboring country with India, has sent humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. Last year, the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan. Since then, the internal situation of the country is continuously deteriorating. Nepal's Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka said during a meeting that, Nepal is committed to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan and it is being sent through a special aircraft.
UN protocol in humanitarian aid
According to Minister Khadka, Nepal has sent 12 tonnes of humanitarian aid, including relief materials, medicines and clothes. During this, all the protocols issued by the United Nations have been followed. He said that according to the list given by the United Nations, medicines, household items and clothes are being sent as humanitarian aid. Because it is getting cold in Afghanistan. These three categories of material have been sent to Afghanistan.
United Nations will distribute relief materials
According to Nepal's Foreign Minister Khadka, the relief material sent by him will be handed over to the UN representative in Kabul. After which it will be distributed as per the need. Because at present, Afghanistan is facing a severe shortage of supplies and aid. During this, he made it clear that Nepal has sent humanitarian aid to help the people of Afghanistan. This does not mean that his country supports the Taliban government.
440 crore demand for humanitarian aid
Significantly, in the past, UN agencies had sought 440 crores for Afghanistan as humanitarian aid. So that during the year 2022, essential goods can be delivered to the people of the country. According to the World Food Program (WFP), about 2.3 million people in Afghanistan are on the verge of starvation. At the same time, about one million children in the country, whose age is less than five, are victims of malnutrition.