Horn of Africa: Around 60 million in urgent humanitarian need

Climate, armed conflict, high food prices and post-COVID-19 economic fall-out have caused record food insecurity in the Horn of Africa, with an estimated 60 million urgently in need of help, UN humanitarian agencies warned on Monday.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/06/1138087
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Horn of Africa: Around 60 million in urgent humanitarian need
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