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SEVERE FOOD INSECURITY TO HIT 23 POINTS AROUND THE WORLD!

According to the new report published by the United Nations, there will be serious famine in 23 different points around the world in the next 4 months.

The 2 sub-organizations of the United Nations, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), in their advice published last week, warned that there may be serious food shortages in these regions starting from now until November and that there are serious obstacles in front of food support measures.

David Beasley

World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley said: “Families that can survive with humanitarian aid are now hanging by a thread. We cannot reach them. When the thread I am talking about breaks, there will be a complete disaster.”

The problem of global food insecurity has increased markedly in recent years. Another United Nations report, released earlier this year, showed that 155 million people experienced crisis-level food shortages in 2020. In 2019, this number was 20 million.

The new estimate puts 41 million people worldwide at risk of exposure to famine or famine-like conditions. The estimate lists 23 hunger points. Ethiopia and Madagascar are the places with the highest alert level.

Qu Dongyu

“Farmers are the ones at greatest risk,” said QU Dongyu, Director-General of FAO. “Up to now, supporting agriculture to prevent widespread famine has been an issue overlooked by donors. Unless this support is given to agriculture, it is inevitable that the need for humanitarian aid will increase rapidly,” Dongyu added…

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