The funding will be used to support food assistance, emergency shelter and health care programmes, provide water, sanitation and hygiene supplies, and protect groups made vulnerable by the crisis.
As a Taliban offensive spreads across Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani will be hoping for a significant commitment of aid post troop withdrawal with Joe Biden expected to pressure the Afghan leader to strike a deal with the insurgents.
While Trump cancelled financial support for Palestinians last year, Congress is now offering a $150 million aid package to them and also favours the two-state solution, an idea Trump seems unsure about.
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