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30/04/2017

UN Urges World Action to Prevent More Hunger Deaths in Four Countries

 Human Wrongs Watch

28 April 2017, RomeThe leaders of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called on the international community to urgently step up action to prevent further hunger deaths in four countries stalked by famine: north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

Photo: ©FAO/Karel Prinsloo

Extreme hunger is hitting north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. Photo: FAO

“Many people have already died,” FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at a briefing on the sidelines of FAO’s Council – the executive arm of FAO’s governing body.

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