August 4, 2020

Pandemic’s economic fallout will worsen conflicts: UN diplomats

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The coronavirus pandemic is worsening the humanitarian situation in the world’s deadliest conflicts and threatens to unleash economic devastation that will intensify violence, United Nations diplomats and experts warn.COVID-19 is hampering aid programs, diverting the attention and resources of major powers battling the deadly virus at home, and cutting remittances to already fragile, war-weary economies, they say.”There’s a very high level of concern that its economic impact is going to spark more disorder, more conflict,” said New York-based UN expert Ri…


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