Over 30 million people ‘one step away from starvation’, UN warns

The pandemic, climate crisis and conflict combining to drive ‘alarming’ levels of global hunger, says report

  • Coronavirus – latest updates
  • See all our coronavirus coverage
  • Acute hunger is likely to soar in more than 20 countries in the next few months, the UN has warned.

    Families in pockets of Yemen and South Sudan are already in the grip of starvation, according to a report on hunger hotspots published by the agency’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP).

    Related: A massive famine is creeping into Yemen, we need to stop it devouring a generation | Mark Lowcock and Ignazio Cassis

    Continue reading…

    Add a Comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.