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U.N. Humanitarian Aid Request Due To COVID-19 More Than Triples

"Unless we take action now, we should be prepared for a significant rise in conflict, hunger and poverty," the U.N. humanitarian chief says. In total, the aid would reach 63 countries.

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Austin Horn is a 2019-2020 Kroc Fellow. He joined NPR after internships at the San Antonio Express-News and Frankfort State-Journal, as well as a couple stints in the service industry. He aims to keep his reporting grounded in the experience of real individuals of all stripes.