Hunger has and still is a huge issue around the world, though it is not as usual in western Europe, last time Unicef has supported the Great Britain was in World War II, but that is not the case today.
The coronavirus has been a huge crisis, affecting children all over the country. In the article “Unicef to feed hungry children in UK for first time in 70-year history” by Rhi Storer, we can read about the issue and how Unicef along side other foundations reach out to help the affected families.
The article is written by Rhi Storer, who is a journalist and a recipient of the 2019 Scott Trust bursary. It was published on The Guardian, which is a British news media and is very trustworthy.
The readers of this article are most likely brits, and especially those who are affected by the hunger issue caused by covid-19.
In the winter break they have helped over 25 schools with food, so the children who no longer can get their school lunch, still are able to get a healthy breakfast everyday during the break.
Unicef supported the children with over 1.2 tonnes of fruit and vegetables. Over 900.000 children are receiving free school meals, so the covid-19 crisis is a serious issue in the United Kingdom.