Eastern DRC: UN food aid hangs in the balance amid severe funding crunch

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is grappling with a dire humanitarian crisis fuelled by ongoing political instability and armed conflicts, severely impacting the entire food supply, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/08/1139987
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Eastern DRC: UN food aid hangs in the balance amid severe funding crunch
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