Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The global coronavirus outbreak threatens to worsen the existing food crises around the world and create “a hunger pandemic,” the chief of the United Nations Food Program warned earlier this week.David Beasley, director of the UN World Food Program (WFP), said the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to a worst-case scenario in at least three dozen countries – about 265 million people – pushed “to the brink of starvation.”CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE“There are no famines yet,” Beasley said during a virtual UN security council session on Tuesday. “But I must warn you that if we don’t prepare and act now – to secure access, avoid funding shortfalls and disruptions to trade – we could be facing multiple famines of biblical proportions within a short few months.”Beasley said even before the coronavirus outbreak, the world was “facing the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.”The wars in Syria and Yemen, the desert locust swarms in East Africa, along with more frequent natural disasters and changing weather patterns, are just some of the existing factors food-insecure regions are facing, according to Beasley.“We’re already facing a perfect storm,” he said.ARIZONA FARMERS FORCED TO DUMP MILK DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICStarvation was already


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