4 Links Between the War in Ukraine and the Horn of Africa Hunger Crisis

People are walking on a paved road, and two cars are parked in the distance. None of the people are facing the camera. Most of them seem to be women and children, wearing winter clothing and carrying bags. The main focus of the photograph is three people featured in the front centre, not facing the camera. A woman in blue jeans and a blue jean jacket carries a brown purse and two big reusable supermarket bags. Two boys wearing navy blue winter coats and winter boots are to her right. The shortest one holds both the woman’s hands and the taller boy’s hands.

A woman and her two children carry bags while walking after crossing the Slovak-Ukrainian border in Ubla, in eastern Slovakia, close to the Ukrainian city of Welykyj Beresnyj. The world is facing a powerful convergence of crises. Conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are all contributing to record emergency aid needs. The devastating humanitarian crisis in…

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