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Amidst all the turmoil, the primary principle in any action towards Afghanistan should be guided by humanitarian concerns. Examine.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.

4. Amidst all the turmoil, the primary principle in any action towards Afghanistan should be guided by humanitarian concerns. Examine. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Tough

Reference: The Hindu

Why the question:

The Group of 20 (G20) has agreed to work together to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan, even if it means having to coordinate efforts with the Taliban, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said after hosting an emergency summit.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the need for taking steps to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

Directive word: 

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving context about the recent geo-political changes in Afghanistan.

Body:

First, mention the large-scale humanitarian crisis witnessed in Afghanistan in the aftermath of U.S withdrawal. Write about its impact.

Next, mention the need and the steps that are needed to address the crisis holistically. Mention the role India can assume in this.

Next, also mention these humanitarian efforts should also be complemented by boosting security measures.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.