UN worries about exacerbation of hunger on planet due to coronavirus

General Secretary UN António Guterrish expressed concern over worsening hunger and unfavorable outlook for the food situation in the world in 2021. He wrote about it on his page at Twitter .

“Hunger is a flagrant violation of human rights, given that the world is (resources) abundant. With 130 million people at risk of starvation by the end of 2020, the World Food Program (WFP) continues to play a vital role. role as supplier of food and food, and hope, “wrote Guterres.

Earlier in November it was reported that more than ten countries in Africa and the Middle East found themselves on the verge of mass starvation. Bloomberg reported this with reference to UN data. Conflict, economic hardship, extreme weather conditions and the coronavirus pandemic have limited access to food for hundreds of thousands of people.

In October, about one and a half million New Yorkers due to the coronavirus pandemic remained a> without the ability to buy all the necessary food. The New York Times published a report on how New York lives Yorkers left without sources of income.