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World - Africa
6/16/2022 8:06:14 PM
Tens of thousands of children in Ethiopia are suffering from the "most deadly" form of malnutrition as a prolonged drought ravages the east and south of the country, British charity Save the Children said Thursday.

World - Africa
6/14/2022 11:45:15 AM
In one of Uganda's poorest and most lawless regions, anxious mothers clutch bone-thin infants in a malnutrition ward, terrified their child could be next to succumb to starvation in Karamoja.

World - Region
5/25/2022 3:46:06 PM
In Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year, according to the U.N., as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children are brought into hospital wards.

World - Africa
5/25/2022 3:07:00 PM
"This year’s theme, focused on the importance of addressing malnutrition and food insecurity, is important. Across the continent, Africa faces stark development challenges, including food insecurity and increasing malnutrition," the president of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, said.

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.

World - Africa
5/13/2022 5:26:16 PM
Iza Ali's five children are still waiting to eat at 3 p.m. It's not the first day that the family has gone without food since they fled extremist violence in northeast Nigeria six years ago.

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 - Africa
4/19/2022 6:41:16 PM
Twenty million people are at risk of starvation this year as delayed rains worsen an already brutal drought in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the UN warned Tuesday.

Opinion -
2/6/2022 11:37:00 AM
The future of food seems more and more uncertain in the Near East and North Africa (NENA region), as it faces growing food insecurity and malnutrition.

World - Region
1/28/2022 6:03:39 PM
More than a third of the people in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region "is suffering an extreme lack of food,'' the United Nations World Food Program said in a new assessment of a region under a months-long government blockade.

World - Region
1/28/2022 1:21:40 PM
Foreign aid groups operating in Ethiopia's war-battered Tigray region are out of fuel and have been forced to deliver assistance to malnourished civilians on foot, the UN said Friday.

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.

World - Region
11/16/2021 12:19:20 PM
Nearly 200 young children have died of starvation in hospitals across Ethiopia's Tigray region as malnutrition soars one year after a brutal conflict broke out, according to a new survey.

World - Africa
10/15/2021 12:37:01 PM
The number of young children admitted to hospital suffering for severe malnutrition in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region has doubled this year over 2020, the UN said Thursday, as escalating fighting threatens to further hamper the aid response.

World - International
10/6/2021 4:56:46 PM
More than 3.8 million Afghans received food assistance in September after aid agencies scaled up response to the rising food insecurity in the Asian country, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Afghanistan said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
10/1/2021 11:46:22 AM
The UN warned of "unprecedented" malnutrition among pregnant and lactating women in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region, in a report published hours after the government sparked outrage by expelling senior UN officials

World - Africa
7/30/2021 5:20:00 PM
'We need unfettered access into Tigray and across the region, in order to provide support children and women urgently need,' UNICEF spokesperson said

World - Africa
6/15/2021 4:11:24 PM
In parts of Ethiopia's northernmost Tigray region inaccessible to humanitarian workers, the 33000 children without aid will die, these children are among more than 2.2 million in northern Ethiopia who are acutely food insecure

Life & Style - Health
4/18/2021 9:44:45 PM
Scientists at a leading global grains research institute expect to sharply ramp up new wheat varieties enriched with zinc that can boost the essential mineral for millions of poor people with deficient diets

World - International
2/23/2021 2:05:04 PM
Strict coronavirus restrictions imposed by North Korea could force the World Food Programme to suspend operations in the country, where chronic malnutrition is rife, a report on the UN organisation's website said Tuesday

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