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UN warns of famine risk in world hotspots

A new report by two United Nations agencies warned on Nov. 6 of a heightened risk of famine in three conflict-torn African states and Yemen, and a…

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) warned that a “toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and the…

  • UN – Agence France-Presse
  • Hurriyet

The agencies swung the spotlight on Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, all facing rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine.

Issuing “a stark warning” in their Early Warning Analysis of Acute Food Insecurity Hotspots, the…

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