Food And Agriculture Organisation (Fao), World Food Programme (Wfp)

Food And Agriculture Organisation (Fao), World Food Programme (Wfp)

WFP, FAO List Northern Nigeria, 22 Others As “Highest Alert’’ Hunger Hotspots

WFP, FAO List Northern Nigeria, 22 Others As “Highest Alert’’ Hunger Hotspots

7/31/2021 4:15:00 AM

WFP, FAO List Northern Nigeria, 22 Others As “Highest Alert’’ Hunger Hotspots

The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) say in the next four months, conflict, COVID-19 and the climate crisis are

and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) say in the next four months, conflict, COVID-19 and the climate crisis are likely to increase hunger in 23 countries.Ms Eri Kaneko, the associate spokesperson for the Secretary-General, António Guterres said this while briefing correspondents at the UN headquarters yesterday in New York, on a new report released by the two UN agencies.

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Kaneko said Ethiopia and Madagascar were the world’s newest “highest alert” hunger hotspots, according to the report.ADVERTISEMENT“The highest alert list also includes South Sudan, Yemen, and northern Nigeria. In some areas of these countries, significant numbers of people are at risk of falling into famine.

“The report flags other countries where life-threatening hunger is on the rise. They include Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Honduras, Sudan, and Syria,’’ she said.According to her, WFP and FAO say humanitarian action is urgently needed to prevent hunger, famine and death in all 23 hotspots. headtopics.com

In a statement, the UN agencies warned that efforts to fight a global surge in acute food insecurity were being stymied in several countries by fighting and blockades that cut off life-saving aid to families on the brink of famine. Read more: LEADERSHIP Newspaper »

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