‘The challenge for us now is drought, not war’: livelihoods of millions of Afghans at risk

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 09:36:37 GMT 7

‘The challenge for us now is drought, not war’: livelihoods of millions of Afghans at risk


After years caught in the crossfire between the Taliban and security forces, farmers in Kandahar face a new threat, as water sources dry up

The war in Afghanistan might be over but farmers in Kandahar’s Arghandab valley face a new enemy: drought.

It has hardly rained for two years, a drought so severe that some farmers are questioning how much longer they can live off the land.

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