At least 155 million people across the globe faced severe hunger in 2020, including 133,000 who needed urgent food to prevent widespread death from starvation, according to a new report by the United Nations.
Researchers say that the number of people experiencing food insecurity - who are at or above what's called a "crisis" level - is at its highest level in five years.
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Between 2019 and last year, there was an increase of nearly 20,000,000 who didn't have enough to eat, and 133,000 people were at the "Catastrophe/Famine" phase, which means, essentially, they were starving.
Research says if no action is taken, millions of people worldwide will be at risk of experiencing famine.