Global record hunger looms amid food and climate crisis

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The world is at risk of yet another year of record hunger as the global food crisis continues to drive more people into worsening levels of acute food insecurity, according to The World Food Programme (WFP). Around the world, the number of hungry people went up to around 345 million since the beginning of 2022 from 282 million.

WFP warned that hunger numbers have repeatedly hit new peaks and can get worse without a large scale and coordinated effort to address the root causes which include climate shocks, conflict, and economic instability.

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