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Coronavirus pandemic could push 122 million to brink of starvation: Oxfam
AP Global News ^ | 07 08 2020 | Staff

Posted on 07/09/2020 8:22:38 PM PDT by yesthatjallen

The coronavirus outbreak has worsened the hunger crisis in the world’s poorest corners and up to 12,000 people could die each day from hunger linked to the social and economic effects of the pandemic, the humanitarian group Oxfam warned Thursday.

Its report said mass unemployment, disruption to food production and declining aid as a result of the pandemic could push an estimated 122 million people to the brink of starvation this year.

“The knock-on impacts of COVID-19 are far more widespread than the virus itself, pushing millions of the world’s poorest people deeper into hunger and poverty,” said the group’s chief executive, Danny Sriskandarajah. “It is vital governments contain the spread of this deadly disease, but they must also prevent it killing as many _ if not more _ people from hunger.”

The charity said that in some of the world’s worst hunger “hot spots,” including Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria and South Sudan, the food crisis is worsening because of border and supply route closures or a huge drop in remittances as result of the pandemic. In middle-income countries like India, South Africa and Brazil, millions of people who had been “just about managing have been tipped over the edge.”

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KEYWORDS: coronavirus; oxfam; starvation
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1 posted on 07/09/2020 8:22:38 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
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Hysterically neurotic reaction to Coronavirus pandemic could push 122 million to brink of starvation: Oxfam

Corrected for accuracy.

2 posted on 07/09/2020 8:27:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Covid is over. We have been conditioned by it. The Cultural Revolution has begun.)
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so millions and millions could die because covid panic has lockdown business,farming, transportation, etc....

covid is soooo special......

3 posted on 07/09/2020 8:28:39 PM PDT by cherry
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To: yesthatjallen

“We’re Oxfam and we want some money dammit!”


4 posted on 07/09/2020 8:30:38 PM PDT by mrsmith (US Media: "Every cop is a criminal; ALL the sinners saints!")
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To: TigersEye
Hysterically neurotic reaction to Coronavirus pandemic could push 122 million to brink of starvation: Oxfam

Corrected for accuracy.

The article is actually a good argument to use against liberals for opening businesses and the economy.

If we don't open the economy millions could die.

5 posted on 07/09/2020 8:35:06 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
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To: yesthatjallen

Oxfam is a Marxist front which derives funding from alarmist propaganda; nevertheless, the dire predictions give veracity to PDJT’s admonition that “the cure cannot be worse than the disease”.

He allowed a global hoodwinking the day that Mike Pense lowered the “15 days to flatten the curve” sign and hoisted the new, improved version “30 days to stop the spread”.


6 posted on 07/09/2020 8:35:32 PM PDT by lightman (I am a binary Trinitarian. Deal with it!)
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To: yesthatjallen

It didn’t take much common sense to anticipate catastrophes like this when they first announced business lock downs. And yet these geniuses didn’t factor in such costs into their decision making. Or perhaps they just didn’t care.


7 posted on 07/09/2020 8:38:43 PM PDT by rightwingcrazy (;-,)
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To: yesthatjallen

Exactly!

It could also be said that if the left isn’t soundly rejected, and soon, millions will die.


8 posted on 07/09/2020 8:41:24 PM PDT by TigersEye (Covid is over. We have been conditioned by it. The Cultural Revolution has begun.)
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To: yesthatjallen

DR. BARRETT FOUND THE SILVER BULLET FOR COVID RIGHT UNDER OUR NOSES!
Some folk died needlessly? BIG DEAL! Can’t make an omelet without breaking a few (score thousand) eggs, right?
If what you learn in the next half hour fails to make you very, very angry, see if you can fog a mirror. And, if you’re a Democrat, when you’re done, you’re STILL a Democrat, get a CAT scan of your head. See that tiny little BB thing on the monitor? Your brain!
Please share the “good news” far and wide!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDSDdwN2Xcg&feature=youtu.be


9 posted on 07/09/2020 8:42:47 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (THE DEEP STATE HATES YOU!)
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Read Lord's Of Poverty before thinking about donating to African relief scam artists.

Here is one nugget...the nonprofit aid agencies need the first 5mil. just for meetings and conferences in Washington DC to make plans for saving Africans.

Top of the line everything.

If the don't draw more than 5 million, they stay home.

10 posted on 07/09/2020 8:51:41 PM PDT by deadrock (<img src="WIDTH420WIDTH420.jpeg" width="420">)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
No, but the Demagogic Party shutdown and other leftie shutdowns around the world could -- and is intended to.

11 posted on 07/09/2020 9:00:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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Man made famine

From movie Mr. Jones

12 posted on 07/09/2020 9:01:00 PM PDT by conservativeimage.com (When you realize world leaders are continuing Charles Mansons HELTER SKELTER)
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... Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria and South Sudan...

Well, rather than spending resources fighting stupid grudge wars these folks should be planting, harvesting and storing food. Are they waiting for 'the white man' to come feed them? Sorry folks that ship has sailed..

13 posted on 07/09/2020 9:07:26 PM PDT by GOPJ (Leo Terrell - Michael Shellenberger - Stephen Hsu.."TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH" - (jimred)
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Don’t matter. Fauchi said we gotta flatten the curve.


14 posted on 07/09/2020 9:51:43 PM PDT by Sir Bangaz Cracka (Slamming dat white cracka'a head into dat sidewalk causin he be scared)
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To: yesthatjallen

Stock up on toilet paper and food!

;D


15 posted on 07/09/2020 10:24:43 PM PDT by familyop ( "Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy".)
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“We’re Oxfam and we want some money dammit!”

I don't have a problem with Oxfam as long as they use their own money.

One good thing about Oxfam I support is they help people OVER THERE. They're not demanding we bring millions of people here.

We need more groups helping people OVER THERE not bringing them here.

16 posted on 07/09/2020 10:36:31 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
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Honestly, that’s the first praise of Oxfam I’ve ever heard.
But it makes sense.


17 posted on 07/09/2020 11:12:07 PM PDT by mrsmith (US Media: "Every cop is a criminal; ALL the sinners saints!")
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To: yesthatjallen
If we don't open the economy millions could die.

That's right. The food shortage is coming to America.

Go into your local Walmart for example and instead of picking that can up that is the first in line push it back and you will see empty space behind it where once it was full all the way to the back.
18 posted on 07/10/2020 1:32:26 AM PDT by ssfromla
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Welcome to every other year in THE WORLD

122 mill out of 7.67 BILLION (about 1.56%)

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19 posted on 07/10/2020 2:25:16 AM PDT by elbook
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Oh and “COULD” ???

Another model (like the one that said 2mil deaths in the US from the Wuflu ?

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20 posted on 07/10/2020 2:27:02 AM PDT by elbook
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