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Afghans Will Struggle For Their Lives This Winter, Red Cross Warns

Afghan children gather around a fire to beat the cold in Kabul. (file photo)

More Afghans will be struggling for survival as living conditions deteriorate in the year ahead, a top official of the International Committee of the Red Cross said in an interview, as the country braces for its second winter under Taliban rule. “The economic hardship is there. It’s very serious and people will struggle for their lives,” Martin Schuepp, director of operations at the Red Cross, said in an interview late on November 20. To read the original AP story, click here.