Famine

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Syrian economy lies in ruins and China sniffs opportunity
Analysis: War may be winding down, but with Assad in charge for seven more years the country remains splintered

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @4:00 AM

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24-hour Covid benefit concert announced with the Weeknd, Billie Eilish and more
Global Citizen Live to span globe with performances by Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, BTS and more, campaigning for famine relief and donation of Covid vaccines

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Jul, 2021 @1:28 PM

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‘Any time, anything could go wrong’: the women hoping to heal South Sudan
The country’s first 10 years has been marred by civil war, sexual violence and poverty. But women are working to gain justice for victims and hope for change

Lizzy Davies

09, Jul, 2021 @7:53 AM

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Tigray ceasefire: aid workers demand telecoms be restored
Lack of phone and internet hampering humanitarian efforts in war-torn Ethiopian province, UN warns

Lizzy Davies

02, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The looming famine in Tigray is an avoidable catastrophe
The ruination of a once-thriving area of Ethiopia is the result of war and its associated crimes, says the Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

30, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on famine in Ethiopia: food must not be a weapon | Editorial
Editorial: People are starving in the Tigray region. The culprit is the devastating war

Editorial

20, Jun, 2021 @5:22 PM

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UK aid cuts will put tens of thousands of children at risk of famine, says charity
Save the Children’s analysis finds Britain will spend 80% less on nutrition abroad this year, as hunger levels rise around the world

Karen McVeigh

08, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘No country immune’ from UK’s aid cuts, says Raab
Foreign secretary denies that aid organisations are scared to speak out or people are going hungry

Karen McVeigh

22, Apr, 2021 @4:26 PM

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No impact assessment made of Yemen aid cuts, official admits
Cleverly tells MPs that cuts come at ‘terrible’ time, with 16m close to famine as Covid infections double

Karen McVeigh

21, Apr, 2021 @10:38 AM

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‘People are not starving, they’re being starved’: millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn
Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis and inequality

Sarah Johnson

20, Apr, 2021 @11:08 AM

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Over 30 million people 'one step away from starvation', UN warns
The pandemic, climate crisis and conflict combining to drive ‘alarming’ levels of global hunger, says report

Karen McVeigh

24, Mar, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Yemen war: mass displacement fears as fighting intensifies in Marib
Development threatens to exacerbate what is already the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

12, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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