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Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone: #COVID19 has now claimed two million lives.
Sadly, the impact of the pandemic has been made worse by the absence of global coordination.
In the memory of those two million souls, the world must act with far greater solidarity.
"We see on the news that the whole world is being affected. But we never think it will happen to us."
— Silas Souza, a 33-year-old rugby player talks about his ongoing health issues after contracting #COVID19 in May last year.
Protect yourself & others:
This week, a large fire broke out in the #Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, #Bangladesh. There were no casualties, but 3500 people were affected and 550 shelters &150 shops were destroyed.
WFP is providing emergency food assistance including hot meals to families in need.
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