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Report: Afghanistan, African Countries Are Most at Risk of Humanitarian Crises in 2023 | Best Countries
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Report: Afghanistan, African Countries Are Most at Risk of Humanitarian Crises in 2023 | Best Countries

Somalia, Ethiopia, Afghanistan and 17 other countries will face the greatest risk of new or worsening humanitarian emergencies in 2023, according to a report released Wednesday that sounds the alarm about global crises such as climate change, food insecurity and the forced displacement of people.The findings from the International Rescue Committee, a refugee resettlement organization, come after the United Nations recently announced that a record 339 million people will be in humanitarian need next year – an increase of 65 million year-over-year. The IRC estimates that the 20 countries on its annual “watchlist” represent about 90% of the people in need of assistance.“The scale of that crisis calls for preparation as never before by the humanitarian community,” David Miliband, the commit...