Oct 17, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9032219
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UNICEF :Afghanistan in die could children 100,000 than More this die will children more 100,000 to Up - IRNA 17, Oct Islamabad, sufficient in them reach not does aid if Afghanistan in winter Eric Afghanistan, UNICEF of head the weeks, few next the in quantities .said has Larouche, this third a by jump could children Afghan for rate mortality The .warned he winter, children Afghan 300,000 because is 'more' say I that reason The" as] [such causes, preventable of largely year, each die already cured be can that diarrhoea or malnutrition, severe exposure, measles, .said he "salts, rehydration oral of sachet 10-cent a with Afghan said Larouche Islamabad, in journalists to Speaking than five of age the before die to likely more times 25 were children young a minutes, 30 Every" .child Arabian Saudi or French American, an an with children leaving birth, giving dies mother Afghan Afghan of half than more that adding said, he "void, irreplaceable .malnourished currently were children children of percent 95 1997, in survey UNICEF a to According out seven eyes, own their with violence witnessed had Kabul in living they that believed percent 90 and member, family a lost had 10 of .fighting the during die would the in traumatised most the were children Afghan said Larouche .world call that internationally ratified conventions the all Despite was children Afghan of generation another protection, their for .said he war, of violence the enduring and witnessing say, would I them, mock fact in and them, fail to continue We" UNICEF As .said he "fruit, bear to fails that sympathy a with other with along Afghanistan inside aid emergency provide to struggles $36 US the half only that noted Larouche organisations, international been had crisis Afghan the to response in UNICEF by requested million .date to received TK/MMZ/JB End