What a Simple Road Can Mean in Afghanistan

Published on 11 April 2011

In Afghanistan, getting food to the hungry is challenging enough when you consider the conflict and instability there. A United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) flight crew recently noticed something unusual in their aircraft. They had just landed in Herat when they noticed a bullet hole around the right engine.(..)Challis McDonough of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) recently wrote a story about Afghans in Dega Payan who were cut off from medical care for lack of a road.

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