The hunger virus multiplies: Deadly recipe of conflict, Covid-19 and climate accelerate world hunger

Analysis & Opinion, Aid & development article written on the 20 May 2021

A year and a half since the pandemic began, deaths from hunger are outpacing the virus. Ongoing conflict, combined with the economic disruptions of the pandemic and an escalating climate crisis, has deepened poverty and catastrophic food insecurity in the world’s hunger hotspots and established
strongholds in new epicentres of hunger.