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  02 Dec 2021, 10:51

UN wants $41 billion to address surging aid needs in 2022

   GENEVA, Dec 2, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - The UN said Thursday it wanted $41 billion
to address skyrocketing aid needs worldwide, as the pandemic continues to
rage, and climate change and conflicts push more people to the brink of
famine.

  The United Nations' humanitarian agency OCHA estimated that 274 million
people worldwide -- one in every 29 -- would need some form of emergency
assistance next year, up 17 percent on an already record-breaking 2021.

 

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