As famines of ‘biblical proportion’ loom, Security Council urged to ‘act fast’ | UN News


Noting that the global spread of COVID-19 this year has sparked “the worst humanitarian crisis since World War Two”, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley pointed to deepening crises, more frequent natural disasters and changing weather patterns, saying “we’re already facing a perfect storm.”

As millions of civilians in conflict-scarred nations teeter on the brink of starvation, he said, “famine is a very real and dangerous possibility.”

Source: As famines of ‘biblical proportion’ loom, Security Council urged to ‘act fast’ | UN News

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