A camp in Syria for internally displaced people near the border with Turkey. Hunger could hit millions of civilians living in conflict-scarred nations. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus pandemic could push 130 million to ‘brink of starvation’, UN warns

  • Worst-case scenario could see famine in some three dozen countries, UN food agency
  • The bleak warning came as deaths from the virus surpassed 175,000 worldwide
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A camp in Syria for internally displaced people near the border with Turkey. Hunger could hit millions of civilians living in conflict-scarred nations. Photo: AFP
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