The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in a report said that the number of unemployed people in Afghanistan has significantly increased in the last two years. The report said that nearly 20 million people in Afghanistan, which constitute 44 percent of country’s population do not have access to sufficient food and 34 million Afghans live in poverty. 

The report further said, In addition to other humanitarian crises, unemployment has damaged the lives of millions of people in Afghanistan. People living with disabilities are among the most affected. The ICRC urged the international community and development organisations to start making investments in Afghanistan.