Food prices last year were more than 14% above the 2021 average, which also saw significant increases.
The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that Afghanistan faces deepening poverty with 6 million people at risk.
The region is facing one of its worst droughts in four decades and humanitarian assistance has already been sapped by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.
The UN warns the Arab world’s poorest nation is speeding “towards a massive famine.”
A young Yemeni girl travels great distances for health care.
“This is a global crisis and the solutions must be shared equitably as global public goods,” the WHO head said.
The president's "America first" budget would slash funding while millions are at risk of starving.