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SUNS # 9898 Friday 17 November 2023

UN : Conflicts, weak currencies worsening hunger in poor countries - FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Persisting and intensifying conflicts are t he key drivers of the severest levels of acute food insecurity, and despite declin ing international prices, weak currencies in many low-income countries are sust aining high domestic food prices and hampering households' access to food, the Uni ted Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

Nepal : Healthcare crisis follows deadly earthquake (PRIV)
(IPS, Kathmandu)
Emergency health services are grapplin g with the enormous challenge of providing essential care to individuals affe cted by a deadly earthquake that claimed the lives of at least 153 and around 400 p eople wounded in western Nepal.

Nagorno-Karabakh : Displaced, but far from safe (PRIV)
(IPS, Tegh)
From the balcony of the house she's lived in for the past weeks, 32-year-old Margarita Ghushunts says she often looks in the direction of her home, in Nagorno-Karabakh.

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