UN food chief: 325 million close to starvation, more than double since Covid-19

UN food chief David Beasley warned that the food availability crisis could affect everyone in about a year's time. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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DAVOS - Another dire warning went out at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet in Davos, Switzerland.

After warnings about the world facing its worst energy crisis since the 1970s, the executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday  (May 23) said the world faces the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.

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