20 million at risk of famine in four conflict-ridden countries, UN warns

‘The United Nations has warned that a food crisis looms in four different countries, with more than 20 million people at the risk of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. The UN Security Council said in a declaration on Wednesday that the threat was directly linked to the armed conflicts in the afflicted areas. “The Security Council notes the devastating impact on civilians of ongoing armed conflict and violence,” the 15-member UN body said. The council also expressed “deep concern” that the ongoing conflicts and violence “hinder an effective humanitarian response in the short, medium and long term, and are therefore a major cause of famine in the situations above.”‘ Read more: 20 million at risk of famine in four conflict-ridden countries, UN warns
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