KABUL - A child's plastic sandal and a stack of dirty dishes are frozen fast in a muddy yard. Icicles drip from a torn tarpaulin that serves as a bedroom roof. Families huddle around a charcoal brazier that will die long before the night ends. A chained dog and a flock of mud-caked chickens tremble with cold.
This is what life looks like in dozens of human encampments scattered across the Afghan capital this winter - all of them precarious perches for tens of thousands of people displaced
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