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UN: More than 2.7 Crore Citizens suffer from severe hunger in Congo

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The United Nations has warned that More than 2.7 Crore Citizens suffer from severe hunger in Congo, which is about one-third of the estimated 8.7 million population of the struggling African country. The 2 agencies of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Program said on Tuesday that out of those who are facing severe hunger, seven million people are in emergency.

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He said that there is a need to take immediate steps to save More than 2.7 Crore Citizens suffer from severe Hunger’s life in Congo. Representative of the World Food Program in Congo, Peter J Musoko said that for the first time we were able to analyze such a large population and it helped us to get the real picture of food insecurity in the Republic of Congo. According to both agencies, the most affected people are displaced, refugees, people affected by floods, landslides, fires and other natural disasters and poor people from urban and nearby areas.

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It was banned by the United Nations Security Council after the conflict ended one after another in the Congo. These conflicts devastated the Central African country to a great extent by the year 2002. Minor incidents of violence continue to occur in the mineral-rich eastern border region of the country.

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