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An additional $300 million will be allocated by the United States to combat the food crisis

An additional $300 million will be allocated by the United States to combat the food crisis

The United States will send another $ 300 million to combat the food crisis in the world. This is stated in a statement released on Wednesday by the press service of the State Department.

Since the beginning of the Russian military special operation in Ukraine, the United States has allocated “more than $2.3 billion to provide humanitarian food support,” the document notes.

“On May 18, at the UN Ministerial Conference on Global Food Security, we will announce additional emergency food assistance, which will increase US support from February to approximately $2.6 billion,” the statement said.


The US State Department press service stressed that the United States “is committed to ending hunger and food insecurity, and to creating more sustainable, equitable and reliable food systems around the world.” Fighting the food crisis requires “common efforts, and the United States stands ready to help coordinate them,” the statement said.

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is in New York May 18-19 for a series of meetings on global food security. On Wednesday , the Secretary of State will chair a UN ministerial conference on global food security and hold talks with representatives from a number of African countries . On Thursday he will discuss this problem with the Secretary General of the world organization António Guterres.