The International Monetary Fund has joined several other international groups to warn that global food shortages may result from the rapidly rising costs of food due to the war in Ukraine and other conditions.
Civil unrest may result in poorer countries as food resources become scarce, Breitbart reported.
Food hoarding in Ukraine along with not being able to plant usual crops because of the war will likely exacerbate the problems, officials said.
“If you think we’ve got Hell on earth now, you just get ready,” the senior official continued. “If we neglect northern Africa, northern Africa’s coming to Europe. If we neglect the Middle East, [the] Middle East is coming to Europe.”
The IMF wanted several billion dollars in funding to help alleviate the problems and prevent starvation in the poorest countries.
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