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U.N. FAO Seeks $1.06B To Help Crisis-Hit Nations Protect Against Famine

U.N. News Centre: U.N. seeks $1.06 billion to help fragile countries create ‘firewall against famine’
“Ongoing conflicts and climate-related shocks have left millions of people on the brink of starvation, the United Nations agriculture agency warned on Thursday as it launched a $1.06 billion appeal to save lives and livelihoods, and tackle acute hunger in 26 countries. … FAO’s 2018 humanitarian appeal focuses on assisting crisis-hit, vulnerable people in 26 of the world’s most food insecure countries, including Yemen, the Democratic of the Congo (DRC), South Sudan, Syria, and Somalia…” (2/8).

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