The UN Secretary General announced a shortage of $4.4 billion to rescue 20 million people

UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, said that to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in several countries in need until the end of March 2017 to collect more than $4 billion, according to Reuters.

According to him, almost 20 million people are threatened with starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. For the resolution of emergency situations food is needed in 2017 to seek $5.6 billion, with $4.4 billion needed by the end of March.

“Despite some generous promises, in fact, still managed to get only $90 million”, — quotes Agency Guterres. He noted that about two cents on each dollar.