United Nations World Food Programme [WFP] has warned that 2023 is a year of extreme jeopardy for those struggling to feed their families, adding that more than 900,000 people worldwide are fighting to survive in famine-like conditions which is ten times more than five years ago.
The organization releasing a report on arrival of Food Crisis Day said that it is expected that 345.2 million people projected to be food insecure – more than double the number in 2020.
According to the report about 828 million people are not sure how to prepare their food.”Conflict is still the biggest driver of hunger, with 70 percent of the world’s hungry people living in areas afflicted by war and violence,” WFP reported.
WFP added that the water and climate crisis are also other factors for intensifying the level of hunger. “Climate shocks destroy lives, crops and livelihoods, and undermine people’s ability to feed themselves.
Hunger will spiral out of control if the world fails to take immediate climate action,” the report emphasizes.
The organization called on international community to address the situation untill 2030.