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U.N. Warns That 10% of Humanity Faced Hunger in 2021

HeadlineJul 07, 2022

The United Nations warned Wednesday that up to 828 million people were affected by hunger last year — or about 10% of humanity. That figure represents an increase from soaring levels of hunger and malnutrition seen in 2020. The U.N. says food shortages caused by the climate crisis and the war in Ukraine threaten starvation and mass migration on an “unprecedented scale.”

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