Human Appeal, one of the UK’s fastest growing NGOs, confirmed the US government’s permitting international money transactions related to humanitarian operations in Afghanistan, will facilitate aid efforts to save lives.
The US treasury announced this month it now permits money transactions related to humanitarian operations, including clearing, settlement and transfers, to the war-torn country.
The United Nations says more than half the country's 39 million people suffer extreme hunger and the economy, is facing collapse. International banks have been wary of Afghanistan and the United Nations and aid groups are struggling to get enough money into the country to fund operations.
“Aid efforts are starved of operational funds when restrictions are imposed on humanitarian money transfers, this latest move will help facilitate larger scale aid efforts urgently needed to save lives in Afghanistan,” commented a Programmes Coordinator for Human...