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Climate change, COVID-19 and conflict drive ‘alarming’ rise in aid need

Afghanistan Kabul boy selling bread

Bogota, ColombiaThomson Reuters Foundation One in 29 people worldwide needs humanitarian assistance, the United Nations said last week, as under-funded aid agencies struggle to keep pace with rising human suffering driven by the climate crisis, COVID-19 impacts and conflict. The number of people in need continues to rise “at an alarming rate”, with a total […]