Syria faces the risk of mass starvation or another mass exodus unless more aid money is made available, the head of the UN World Food Programme has said.
Millions of people have been pushed into hunger by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.N. World Food Program said Monday as it appealed for nearly $5 billion to help feed those in need in poor and middle-income countries.
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Movement of workers boosts global output, raising world gross domestic product
The UN refugee agency and the World Food Programme announced Tuesday a joint initiative to feed up to 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers trapped in war-torn Libya amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The economic consequences of the COVID – 19 pandemic is pushing rural families in Africa and most other developing nations even deeper into poverty as thousands of migrant workers lose their jobs, a top International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) official says.