ICRC Significantly Reduces Health Care Presence In Afghanistan After Attacks On Staff
New York Times: Red Cross Reduces Presence in Afghanistan After Staff Is Attacked
“After 30 years of medical work during some of Afghanistan’s bloodiest times, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Monday that it was drastically reducing its presence in the country after a series of attacks on its staff. … Heavy fighting has considerably limited access to health care across Afghanistan, with the southern province of Uruzgan already losing almost all its health facilities…” (Abed/Rahim, 10/9).
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