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AFGHANISTAN: Red Crescent wants more funding but not at any price | IRIN

KABUL, 17 January 2011 (IRIN) – The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) is always keen to get more funding but is unwilling to take money from some major donors for fear its impartiality could be compromised.

“We don’t accept funds from donors such as USAID [US Agency for International Development] because with their money we would not be able to treat a wounded Taliban or the diseased children of a Talib,” ARCS director Fatima Guillani told IRIN.

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