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Top United Nations officials say 2021 will likely be the ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ in decades

The COVID-19 pandemic, measures taken by countries to try to stop its spread and the economic impact have fueled a 40 per cent increase in the number of people needing humanitarian help.

Next year is shaping up to be a humanitarian catastrophe and rich countries must not trample poor countries in a “stampede for vaccines” to combat the coronavirus pandemic, top UN officials told the 193-member UN General Assembly on Friday.

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World Food Programme (WFP) chief David Beasley and World Health …

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