Famine

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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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'Falling off a cliff': pandemic crippling world's most fragile states, finds report
The world’s poorest are becoming poorer as the impact of Covid compounds existing crises, says Disaster Emergency Comittee

Kaamil Ahmed

01, Mar, 2021 @12:29 PM

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A massive famine is creeping into Yemen, we need to stop it devouring a generation | Mark Lowcock and Ignazio Cassis
Monday’s high-level meeting convened by UN will call for immediate funding to slow the hunger endangering millions

Mark Lowcock, Ignazio Cassis, Ann Linde and Per Olsson Fridh

01, Mar, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Yemen risks worst famine on planet in 'decades', say UN officials
Tens of thousands more civilians could be displaced due to attacks by Houthi rebels in Marib province

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

18, Feb, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Risk of global food shortages due to Covid has increased, says UN envoy
Exclusive: Agnes Kalibata says price rises and scarcity mean people in poverty are in more danger than last year

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @11:06 AM

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DRC is rich with farmland, so why do 22 million people there face starvation? | Vava Tampa
For two decades the global community has stood by while militia groups have got away with killing, raping and looting

Vava Tampa

12, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Ten years after the Arab spring, Yemen has little hope left
Racked by war, cholera and now coronavirus, the country faces the world’s worst famine in decades

Bethan McKernan in Ataq, Yemen

01, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Covid billionaires should help starving people, says charity boss
Head of World Food Program USA says 235 million people ‘marching toward starvation’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

08, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK pledges an extra £47m in aid as agencies warn of ‘catastrophic hunger’
Coronavirus, conflict and cuts to UN funding are increasing the risks of food insecurity and acute malnutrition in 2021

Kaamil Ahmed

31, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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South Sudan faces 'catastrophic' famine unless conflict ended
UN agencies say millions at risk if aid can’t reach areas of country stricken by floods, violence and Covid-19

Kaamil Ahmed

18, Dec, 2020 @3:55 PM

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Classifying Houthis as terrorists will worsen famine in Yemen, Trump is warned
Exclusive: US policy, if enacted, would hinder deliveries of badly needed aid in war-torn country

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

13, Dec, 2020 @5:40 PM

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