Oct 24, 2001, 12:01 AM
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for funding for funding in shortfall continued Report UN emergency Afghanistan .S.U than more of infusion an Despite -- IRNA October, 24 Tehran, the for contributions cash weekend, the over million 19 dlrs Afghanistan fleeing people help to operations of phase first High Nations United the needed, is what of short far fall still .Tuesday said (UNHCR) Refugees for Commissioner in briefing press a told UNHCR the for spokesman Janowski, Kris the from donations additional received had agency the that Geneva the and Luxembourg Finland, Australia, Germany, States, United .S.U over to bringing Office, Aid Humanitarian Commission European .contributions cash of total the million 31 dlrs the of two-thirds than less represents still This" "operation, the of phase first the for required million 50 dlrs .S.U ".hand-to-mouth proceeding still is operation The" .said he a preparing were partners its and agency the Meanwhile, in border Chaman the from mile a over little a site staging temporary needs humanitarian urgent for provide could they where Pakistan .said Janowski cases, vulnerable most the of borders Afghan The .sites longer-term two on continuing was Work he quiet, reported were and closed remained Pakistan and Iran with .added and (WFP) Program Food World UN the region, the in Elsewhere Afghans to supplies bringing were (UNICEF) Fund Children's UN e with border the of side Afghan the on land no-man's in stranded .Pakistan biscuits, protein high distributing started had which WFP, bad pretty in" and tired be to appeared people the that reported .them with materials shelter had them of one-third Only ".shape health the on spot-checks conducting was UNICEF part, its For also were sweaters and water Drinking .children of conditions .distributed being Coordinator's Humanitarian UN Pakistan-based the Meanwhile, bombs several that indicated Kabul from reports that said Office .centers feeding and health to close areas residential hit had Taliban because dangerous more becoming were areas Residential Bunker Stephanie spokesperson areas, those into moved have troops .Islamabad in reporters told was and hit was Herat in hospital a that said also Bunker .Ms military a in hospital military a was It" .destroyed reportedly .said she "city, the of outskirts eastern the on compound ".known not is casualties of number The" MP/RR End