The coronavirus pandemic will cause a humanitarian catastrophe and starvation for many people.
This is evidenced by an analysis of the UN World Food Program (WFP), the WFP Press Center reports.
According to recent estimates, a quarter of a billion people on the planet already this year, 2020, may face severe hunger due to the consequences of COVID19.
WFP analysis shows that more than a quarter of a billion people could face severe hunger in 2020 due to the fallout from #COVID19.— World Food Programme (@WFP) May 12, 2020
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вЂњAt present, WFP is preliminarily placing a three-month supply of food in the most vulnerable countries,вЂќ the report said.
As the Center reported, more than 4.2 million people were infected with COVID-19 in the world, 291 334 people died.