Famine

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The Guardian view on record-breaking Arctic temperatures: do look up | Editorial
Editorial: A heatwave at the north pole and collapsed Antarctic ice shelf are reminders to redouble our efforts, and focus on climate

Editorial

25, Mar, 2022 @6:30 PM

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UN warns Russian blockade of Ukraine’s grain exports may trigger global famine
Special rapporteur on right to food sees risk of deepening hunger crisis in countries such as Yemen and Ethiopia

Kaamil Ahmed

18, Mar, 2022 @6:12 PM

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‘We need bread’: fears in Middle East as Ukraine war hits wheat imports
Aid agencies warn of ‘ripple effect’ as soaring wheat prices hit countries already facing inflation, food insecurity and conflict

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis and Lizzy Davies

07, Mar, 2022 @1:38 PM

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‘Infants here don’t know how to eat’: millions facing famine in Madagascar
As sandstorms ruin crops and drought worsens food shortages, mothers are walking miles to feed their children at clinics

Jacob Zocherman in Elomaka

04, Mar, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Somalis in crowded camps on ‘brink of death’ as drought worsens
UN warns of looming catastrophe as hundreds of thousands more arrive at settlements that do not have enough food or water

Kaamil Ahmed and Moulid Hujale

18, Feb, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Change to aid rules needed to prevent famine in Afghanistan, say UK experts
Former security and diplomatic chiefs warn that country is at risk of economic collapse as Taliban begin talks in Norway

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Jan, 2022 @5:09 PM

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US eases restrictions on sending aid to famine-hit Afghanistan
Backing is also given to UN resolution exempting most aid from threat of sanctions

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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How bringing back the wild yam is feeding the hungry in drought-hit Madagascar
This year’s Guardian and Observer campaign supports four charities fighting global climate injustice. Here, we look at the work of East African farmers and Kew scientists

Patrick Greenfield

19, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How border walls are triggering ecological disaster | George Monbiot
Like humanity, wildlife knows no boundaries. Stopping people moving also carves up habitats, driving species to extinction, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

15, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Observer view on the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan | Observer editorial
The west must not stand by and allow a million children to die of starvation this winter

Observer editorial

12, Dec, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Poverty, not climate breakdown, caused Madagascar’s food crisis, finds study
But scientists say ‘moral imperative’ remains to prepare vulnerable populations for increasingly extreme weather

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Dec, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The rising cost of the climate crisis in flooded South Sudan – in pictures
Families facing severe hunger are wading through crocodile-infested waters in search of water lilies to eat. Susan Martinez and photographer Peter Caton return with Action Against Hunger to find that the dire situation they reported on in March has only worsened

Susan Martinez, photography by Peter Caton

30, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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