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Hunger in Brazil reaches record levels due to pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The percentage of families who report having no money to feed themselves in Brazil had risen from 14% in 2014 when the country was removed from the UN world hunger map to 30% in 2019 and a record 36% in 2021, an increase caused by the Covid pandemic.

The Brazilian rate of so-called food insecurity reached 2021; it's the highest level since the indicator began to be measured in 2006 when it was 20%, and for the first time, slightly exceeded the world average (35%), according to a study released Wednesday by the Getulio . . .

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