Most international aid for Afghanistan is directed to security and good governance, so little is left to help mitigate the effects of natural disasters like last week's floods. NGO officials share how the country is struggling to get donors interested in disaster risk reduction.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.