The Director of the World Food Programme, David Beasley, explains in a DW exclucive interview how we can help people who suffer from war and climate change.
A record 45 million people across southern Africa are in need of in urgent need of food aid, the UN has said. The situation is expected to get even worse as the annual cyclone season begins.
More than half of Zimbabwe's 14 million people are threatened by a desperate lack of food, the UN says. It says the aid it provides could run out by the end of February.
It's the first time the two are attending the same event since the teenager famously stared down Trump at the UN last year. The annual jamboree is taking place against the backdrop of Australia's worst ever bushfires.
The UN secretary-general referred to the situation in Libya as a "scandal," amid mounting violence despite recent peace talks. He also cited "growing instability and hair-trigger tensions" in the Middle East.
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