Conflict & Crisis

Some Progress
Some Progress

Extreme inequality, climate change, and unprecedented food and energy price inflation – all accelerated by the war in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic – are creating the perfect storm for the world’s most vulnerable people.


The number of people in urgent need of humanitarian aid – the highest record in history. Acute food insecurity is also escalating with 45 million people in 37 countries at a real risk of starvation.

— Harjit Sajjan, Minister of International Development, 2022

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