Children collect grain spilled onto a field following a food drop from a UN plane in a village in Ayod county, South Sudan. The World Food Programme has warned that 2021 will be “the worst year of humanitarian crisis” since 1945. Photo: AFP Children collect grain spilled onto a field following a food drop from a UN plane in a village in Ayod county, South Sudan. The World Food Programme has warned that 2021 will be “the worst year of humanitarian crisis” since 1945. Photo: AFP
Children collect grain spilled onto a field following a food drop from a UN plane in a village in Ayod county, South Sudan. The World Food Programme has warned that 2021 will be “the worst year of humanitarian crisis” since 1945. Photo: AFP

Letters | Covid panic overblown when hunger may be bigger killer

  • Millions are now facing a hunger pandemic because the global economy is hurting from coronavirus restrictions

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Children collect grain spilled onto a field following a food drop from a UN plane in a village in Ayod county, South Sudan. The World Food Programme has warned that 2021 will be “the worst year of humanitarian crisis” since 1945. Photo: AFP Children collect grain spilled onto a field following a food drop from a UN plane in a village in Ayod county, South Sudan. The World Food Programme has warned that 2021 will be “the worst year of humanitarian crisis” since 1945. Photo: AFP
Children collect grain spilled onto a field following a food drop from a UN plane in a village in Ayod county, South Sudan. The World Food Programme has warned that 2021 will be “the worst year of humanitarian crisis” since 1945. Photo: AFP
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