precise figures

Northern Afghanistan Struggles With Severe Drought

Article: Northern Afghanistan Struggles With Severe Drought

MAZAR-e-SHARIF, Afghanistan, July 10, 2008 (ENS) – The wailing of children pierces the air over the tent city on the banks of the Shulgara river, just south of Mazar-e-Sharif. But even that sound may soon be stilled – so many children are dying of dehydration, starvation and disease that families no longer mark the occasion.…