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Record 235mn people will need humanitarian assistance: UN


United Nations: A record 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance next year, a nearly 40 per cent increase on 2020 which is "almost entirely from Covid-19", a top UN official said. In an appeal for $35 billion to meet humanitarian needs next year, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said the...