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UNICEF: COVID-19 puts vulnerable kids in Ecuador at risk of food insecurity


Quito, May 21 (EFE).- The UNICEF Representative in Ecuador, Joaquin Gonzalez-Aleman, warned on Thursday that food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic is turning into a "time bomb" as the virus is pushing 350,000 people in the country into poverty."It is a time bomb because food security is the most basic thing," said Gonzalez-Aleman in an interview with Efe in which he warned that Ecuadorian families are experiencing prices rise due to an increase in inflation. (Camera: JUAN FRANCISCO CHAVEZ).SHOT LIST: KIDS ON THE STREETS OF QUITO, ECUADOR.

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