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34 Nations, Including 27 In Africa, Need Food Assistance, FAO Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Hunger intensifies in areas suffering from drought, flooding, and conflict — U.N. report
“Thirty-four countries, including 27 in Africa, are currently in need of external assistance for food due to drought, flooding, and civil conflicts, according to a new United Nations report released [Wednesday]. The figure has grown from 33 last December, after the addition of Swaziland, says the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in its Crop Prospects and Food Situation report…” (3/9).