UN warns of growing hunger in Myanmar


In this file photo taken on February 5, 2021, people take part in a noise campaign on the street after calls for protest against the military coup emerged on social media, in Yangon. - AFP

GENEVA, Aug 6, (AFP): The United Nations said Friday it urgently needed funds to feed people in Myanmar amid fears that up to 6.2 million could be plunged into hunger by October.

The UN's World Food Programme said it was 70 percent short of the US$86 million needed over the next six months, as the country goes through multiple crises.

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