Conflict Perpetuating Hunger Crises Worldwide, Lancet Reports
The Lancet: Conflicts worsen global hunger crisis
“While the refugee situation in Europe has attracted many headlines, little attention has been paid to the hunger crises affecting populations in more than 28 countries around the world. Overall, more than 25 million people are projected to be acutely food insecure and in need of urgent humanitarian response, according to USAID’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET). About a third of those are refugees or people who have been internally displaced because of conflict…” (Loewenberg, 10/31).