Famine

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Fears global energy crisis could lead to famine in vulnerable countries
One of world’s biggest fertiliser producers calls for action as high gas prices force it to slash production

Sarah Butler and Jillian Ambrose

20, Oct, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Ethiopia expels ‘meddling’ UN staff as famine deepens in Tigray without aid
Seven senior officials responsible for ‘delivering lifesaving aid’ told to leave amid de facto blockade of food, medicine and fuel

Georgina Quach

01, Oct, 2021 @2:50 PM

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16 million in Yemen ‘marching towards starvation’ as food rations run low – UN
Aid worker describes ‘horrific’ scenes in one hospital where starving and malnourished children ‘look like skeletons’

Tom Ambrose

23, Sep, 2021 @10:59 AM

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Avocados and vanilla among dozens of wild crop relatives facing extinction
Study finds agriculture and pesticide use threaten relatives of world’s most important crops, considered crucial to food security

Patrick Greenfield

07, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Afghans face catastrophe without urgent aid, UN warns
As deaths are reported in crush at Kabul airport, Keir Starmer leads calls for Dominic Raab to resign over UK’s ‘complacent’ response

Michael Savage and Emma Graham-Harrison

22, Aug, 2021 @6:44 AM

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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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