© Reuters. United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths speaks during a climate panel at a Reuters NEXT Newsmaker event in New York City, U.S., April 30 November 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United Nations will ask for 25% more money to fund humanitarian aid operations globally by 2023, UN aid director Martin Griffiths told a NEXT event. FOLLOW by Reuters on Wednesday.
He also said he understood that the famine had not yet been declared in Somalia, but warned: “We can assume that in Somalia and soon Ethiopia, where the numbers will be much worse… people died of hunger and starvation.”