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One person dying of hunger every four seconds: NGOs

GENEVA: One person is estimated to be dying of hunger every four seconds, over 200 NGOs warned on Tuesday (Sep 20), urging decisive international action to "end the spiralling global hunger crisis".

In an open letter addressing world leaders gathering in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, 238 organisations from 75 countries, including Oxfam, Save the Children and Plan International expressed outrage at skyrocketing hunger levels.

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“A staggering 345 million people are now experiencing acute hunger, a number that has more than doubled since 2019,” they said in a statement.

“Despite promises from…

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