International bodies have withheld funds and disrupted aid since the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, with United States alone seizing nearly $9.5 billion in assets belonging to the Afghan central bank, and millions are left to suffer the costs.
More than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability, a 20 percent increase in one year, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at UNSC meeting.
UN agencies say 2.3 million small children in war-torn Yemen are estimated to starve this year.
As well as maintaining opulent lifestyles, the Saudi monarchy has been pumping its extensive wealth into fuelling the Middle East's wars.
The UN humanitarian chief says the conflict in Yemen has left 11 million people dependent on emergency food assistance and 75 percent of its 22 million people require some form of aid.
According to report released by UNICEF more than 700.000 children under 5 year of age suffer from acute malnutrition. UNICEF is urging to provide assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region.
The pair are giving the world a rare look at the realities of life in a war zone. Eastern Ghouta is a rebel-held area near Damascus which is under seige and bombardment by the Assad regime.
The children, aged between seven months to 17 years, require immediate evacuation for conditions that include kidney failure, severe malnutrition and conflict wounds, the United Nations children's agency says.
Paediatricians report a 200 percent increase in new cases of children with severe malnutrition in Venezuela.
The move came as China warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula was escalating out of control and the war of words between Pyongyang and Washington continued.
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