UN: COVID-19 will increase humanitarian needs in 2021

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    The United Nations is warning that a record 235 million people will require humanitarian aid over the coming year – an increase of 40 percent over last year’s figure.

    The global body is appealing for $35bn and says the need for food and other assistance has grown more urgent because of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the United Nations, New York, the US.

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