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World - International
5/26/2022 7:24:52 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos as a meeting of global elites ended with many words but little concrete action to solve the world's most pressing crises.

Business - Economy
5/25/2022 3:42:35 PM
From soaring debt to the Ukraine war's impact on food and energy prices, the world is facing "multiple crises", the head of the United Nations Development Programme told AFP.

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2022 9:28:30 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said in a statement that it has received a petition signed by 500 Egyptian women urging the admission of jailed "prisoner of consience" and hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to the prison's hospital in order to be placed under medical observation.

Egypt - Society
4/28/2022 9:39:05 PM
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) office in Egypt, in partnership with the Egyptian Food Bank, launched a campaign titled “An Advice Every Day in Ramadan” with the aim of reducing food waste, improving food security and contributing to realising hunger-free communities.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 8:39:50 PM
At least 1,900 children under 5 have died from malnutrition in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region in the past year, according to a study conducted by regional health officials and seen by The Associated Press.

World - Region
4/12/2022 10:40:37 AM
The wheat fields of northern Yemen stretch into the distance but they aren't enough to nourish a country where millions go hungry.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/8/2022 1:48:51 PM
Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month largely because of Russia's war in Ukraine and the "massive supply disruptions'' it is causing, threatening millions of people in Africa, the Middle East elsewhere with hunger and malnourishment, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Region
4/6/2022 3:15:02 PM
Yemen's humanitarian conditions are deteriorating significantly, and the country is “teetering on the edge of outright catastrophe” due to the hunger crisis, said UN agency chiefs last week.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/6/2022 12:51:01 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russia of using hunger as a weapon of war by deliberately targeting Ukraine's essential food supplies.

World - Africa
3/21/2022 5:07:09 PM
More than 80 percent of Sudan's wheat imports are at risk after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an aid group warns, exacerbating economic and humanitarian crises that deepened after last year's military takeover.

World - Region
3/16/2022 10:23:12 AM
The UN humanitarian chief on Tuesday urged a world focused on Russia's war in Ukraine not to forget the conflict in Yemen where ‘one of the world's gravest global humanitarian catastrophes’ has left 19 million people facing hunger this year, including 160,000 likely to face ‘famine-like conditions’.

World - Region
3/14/2022 4:34:52 PM
More than a dozen UN agencies and international aid groups said Monday that 161,000 people in war-torn Yemen are likely to experience famine over the second half of 2022, a fivefold increase from the current figure.

World - Africa
3/10/2022 6:53:13 PM
The United Nations warned Wednesday that it faces a crippling lack of funds to tackle Somalia's devastating drought, which has been "overshadowed" by other humanitarian crises including the war in Ukraine.

World - Africa
2/23/2022 12:31:53 PM
Vast swathes of land stretching from southern Ethiopia to northern Kenya and Somalia are in the grip of a severe drought that has left 13 million people facing hunger.

World - Africa
2/12/2022 2:54:46 PM
Sitting under the hot sun, hungry women and children await food aid in a camp on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. They have walked for days, fleeing the drought now ravaging a large part of rural Somalia.

World - Africa
2/8/2022 11:25:01 AM
Drought conditions have left an estimated 13 million people facing severe hunger in the Horn of Africa, according to the United Nations World Food Program.

World - Africa
2/2/2022 2:21:22 PM
It's 2 p.m. and Hannah Mgbede asks her husband if she can take her first break of the day from threshing rice so she can breastfeed their 18-month-old baby girl fastened to her back during the grueling work.

World - Africa
2/1/2022 2:54:27 PM
The children walk among carcasses of animals dead from hunger and exhaustion, a stark image of the drought threatening millions of people in the Horn of Africa.

World - Africa
1/27/2022 1:51:59 PM
Nearly 1,500 people died of malnutrition in just part of Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region over a four-month period last year, including more than 350 young children, a new report by the region's health bureau says. It cites more than 5,000 blockade-related deaths in all from hunger and disease in the largest official death toll yet associated with the country's war.

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