Q&A: Why the world faces its worst humanitarian crisis since 1945

by | March 15, 2017 10:34 am

The UN has warned that the world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the organisation was founded in 1945. It says that 20m people face “devastating levels of food insecurity” in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and north-east Nigeria. “Without collective and co-ordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death,” Stephen O’Brien, the UN’s…

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