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US to give additional $308m in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan (Al Jazeera)

The United States will donate an extra $308m in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, the White House has announced, bringing the total of US aid for Afghanistan and Afghan refugees in the region to nearly $782m since October.

The aid will be channelled through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to humanitarian organisations providing shelter, healthcare, and emergency food aid, among other services, White House spokesperson Emily Horne said in a statement on Tuesday.

US to give additional $308m in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan | Humanitarian Crises News | Al Jazeera