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Russia ‘holding humanity hostage’ over Black Sea grain deal, UN hears
Security council session told that world’s poorest and most vulnerable at risk after Russia blocked exports

Julian Borger in Washington

21, Jul, 2023 @8:04 PM

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Ancestor’s Irish famine role could merit compensation, says Laura Trevelyan
Sir Charles Trevelyan was Treasury official during great famine in 19th century when potato crops failed

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

01, May, 2023 @12:34 PM

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Somalis are dying because of a climate crisis they didn’t cause. More aid isn’t the answer | Abdirahman Abdishakur
Despite billions spent on the humanitarian response, Somalia faces another year of drought and hunger. We desperately need money, but it needs to be better spent

Abdirahman Abdishakur

22, Mar, 2023 @7:30 AM

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‘Poisoned candy’: North Korean state media shuns food aid despite hunger crisis
South Korea warns that death from starvation appears to be rising in many of the North’s provinces

Guardian staff and agencies

22, Feb, 2023 @2:51 AM

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For peace in Haiti, first win the war on hunger | Letters
Letters: The millions of Haitians facing food insecurity need our help, says Jean-Martin Bauer of the UN’s World Food Programme, while Selma James urges robust reporting on the crisis

17, Jan, 2023 @5:45 PM

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Haiti faces famine – but its troubles are rooted in a brutal colonial past | Kenneth Mohammed
The Caribbean country has been blighted by colonial exploitation, natural disasters and violent gangs – now a food crisis looms. What can be done to fix Haiti?

Kenneth Mohammed

14, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Fear of the F-word: Somalia avoids famine declaration as hunger spreads
Government fears interference from foreign aid agencies could destabilise development policy in a country hit by conflict and the climate crisis – yet people are dying of malnutrition

Tracy McVeigh in Mogadishu and Galkayo

06, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Germany set to declare starvation of Ukrainians under Stalin a genocide
Bundestag hopes move will serve as ‘warning’ to Moscow as Ukraine faces potential hunger crisis

Philip Oltermann

25, Nov, 2022 @1:36 PM

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Tigray still without aid eight days after deal to end Ethiopia’s blockade
Humanitarian groups hope to deliver huge influx of food and medicine to millions facing famine and disease

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

10, Nov, 2022 @2:09 PM

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Climate crisis funds not reaching countries in need, senior UN official says
With famine in Somalia almost inevitable, Martin Griffiths criticises opaque handling of $100bn a year promised to poorer countries

Kaamil Ahmed

27, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Dispatches from Somalia: farmers and families describe struggle as drought deepens
Reporters from Bilan, an all-female media team based in Mogadishu, visited different areas of Somalia to find out how the crisis has hit communities

Kiin Hassan Fakat, Shukri Mohamed Abdi and Fathi Mohamed Ahmed

11, Oct, 2022 @11:01 AM

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‘Overlapping shocks’ are undoing efforts to end hunger in Africa, UN warns
Urgent aid response needed as climate crisis, Covid, local conflicts and soaring fuel prices push millions more into hunger

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

11, Oct, 2022 @10:03 AM

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