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WFP

Conflict and instability vastly increase cost of feeding hungry world

WFP, the world’s largest international food assistance agency, has seen its costs spike by more than 140 percent over a seven-year period, from US$2.2 billion in 2009 to US$5.3 billion in 2015.

FAO

DPR Korea facing worst drought since 2001

DPR Korea's crop production for 2017 has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, with low rainfall levels affecting the planting of main season crops.

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HRW

Lone migrant children left unprotected in Greece

Unaccompanied migrant children in Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable to access the specific care they need, HRW said.

UNHCR

UNHCR helps displaced Iraqis acquire vital documentation

Lacking papers has meant that IDPs fleeing Mosul fighting have not been able to access vital social services or travel, and children risk becoming stateless.

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