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Lebanon poverty: Agency says 500,000 children are going hungry

Decades of corruption and mismanagement are blamed for running the economy into the ground.

International aid agencies say a rising number of Lebanese families are losing their income and sinking into poverty.

Save the Children says half a million children are hungry in Beirut only.

It is urging the government to help the vulnerable.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.