Myanmar: UN warns of famine in Myanmar

In the former Burma, with its 54 million inhabitants, 3.4 million people could no longer have enough to eat in the next six months – in addition to the 2.8 million who were already suffering from a lack of food security before the upheaval, said the World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday with.

“More and more people are losing their jobs and can no longer afford to eat,” said WFP Country Director Stephen Anderson. “A united response is now required to alleviate the immediate suffering and prevent an alarming deterioration in food security.”