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SUNS # 9484 Monday 20 December 2021

United Nations : Hunger continues to worsen in the Arab region, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Hunger has continued to rise in the Arab region, with a 91.1 percent increase over the past two decades, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

COVID-19 : Greed-driven pandemic still killing millions (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Failure to vaccinate most in poor countries sustains the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chile : Homeless camps, a reflection of growing inequality (PRIV)
(IPS, Santiago)
Camps made up of thousands of tents and shacks have mushroomed in Chile due to the failure of housing policies and official subsidies for the sector, aggravated by the rise in poverty, the Covid-19 pandemic and the massive influx of immigrants.

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