Afghan drought 'displacing more people than Taliban'

Afghan drought 'displacing more people than Taliban'
 

A deadly drought in Afghanistan is causing a humanitarian crisis that has displaced more people this year than the war between the government and the Taliban. The BBC's Secunder Kermani reports from Herat.
Shadi Mohammed, 70, wells up with tears as he walks through the makeshift camp on the outskirts of the western city of Herat, where he lives with his family.
"We are thirsty and hungry. We took what little we could with us, but lost most of it on the way. Now we have nothing. Eight of us live in this small tent," he says.
"My wife and my brother died. Half of our children... read more

 
17 October 2018 in World News, Views: 76
Source: BBC
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