US supplying Afghanistan with humanitarian aid worth USD 327 million

US will provide USD 327 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and Afghans in neighboring countries . US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Friday that the US will provide emergency assistance and health services .

Washington, United States, September 24: Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Friday that the US will provide USD 327 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and Afghans in neighboring countries in order to fund emergency assistance and health services.We remain dedicated to the Afghan people.The Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration provided USD 119 million, and the US Agency for International Developments Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance provided USD 208 million in funding.According to a statement issued by the US Department of State, the United States remains committed to the Afghan people and continues to encourage international humanitarian organizations such as the United Nations Population Fund, the International Organization for Migration, and other implementing partners in the region to fulfill their commitments.

Our love for the Afghan people is eternal.We are a nonprofit organization that helps people in need, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or occupation.We applaud other donors' contributions to this international response, and we encourage others to generously support Afghanistan's humanitarian needs and sustain support for the Afghan people, according to Blinken.The US Treasury Department announced on September 14 that it would transfer USD 3.5 billion in Afghan central bank assets to the new Afghan Fund for humanitarian assistance, which will be shielded from the Islamic Emirate and used to help stabilize Afghanistan's sluggish economy.

Following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden signed an executive order allowing for the USD 7 billion in frozen assets from Afghanistan's central bank to assist in humanitarian assistance and compensate victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.According to UN estimates, more than half of the country's poverty-stricken population, or an estimated 24 million Afghans, could die from hunger by the end of this year.