The United Nations releases $100 million to seven countries, including Yemen

The United Nations releases $100 million to seven countries, including Yemen, affected by the war in Ukraine  United Nations (United States): The United Nations announced in a statement Thursday that it will release $100 million to six African countries in addition to Yemen to help them combat famine risks linked to the food market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.  Moscow denies that its "special military operation" has any consequences for world starvation.  The United Nations said that "the Ukrainian conflict is disrupting food markets," announcing the release of "100 million dollars to fight hunger." "The repercussions of the conflict in Ukraine threaten to push millions into starvation," she added.  Of this amount, 14 million will be allocated to Somalia, 12 million to Ethiopia, 4 million to Kenya, 20 million to Sudan, 15 million to South Sudan, 15 million to Nigeria and 20 million to Yemen.  The statement said the funds will enable UN agencies and their partners to provide basic food, cash and food assistance as well as other supplies, including medical services, shelter and drinking water.  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Martin Griffiths, considered that the allocation of these funds "will save lives." "Hundreds of thousands of children sleep hungry every night while their parents worry about how to feed them," he said.

United Nations (United States): The United Nations announced in a statement Thursday that it will release $100 million to six African countries in addition to Yemen to help them combat famine risks linked to the food market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Moscow denies that its "special military operation" has any consequences for world starvation.

The United Nations said that "the Ukrainian conflict is disrupting food markets," announcing the release of "100 million dollars to fight hunger." "The repercussions of the conflict in Ukraine threaten to push millions into starvation," she added.

Of this amount, 14 million will be allocated to Somalia, 12 million to Ethiopia, 4 million to Kenya, 20 million to Sudan, 15 million to South Sudan, 15 million to Nigeria and 20 million to Yemen.

The statement said the funds will enable UN agencies and their partners to provide basic food, cash and food assistance as well as other supplies, including medical services, shelter and drinking water.

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Martin Griffiths, considered that the allocation of these funds "will save lives." "Hundreds of thousands of children sleep hungry every night while their parents worry about how to feed them," he said.
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