Famine

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
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

Article image
Yemen 'one step away from famine' as donors dry up amid Covid, UN warns
Urgent alert issued over millions struggling with ‘catastophic levels’ of hunger as less than half of required aid received

Peter Beaumont

03, Dec, 2020 @5:57 PM

Article image
UN issues $100m emergency funding and calls for global effort to avert famine
Organisation says money pledged is ‘not enough’ and warns of potential for huge number of child deaths

Kate Hodal

18, Nov, 2020 @12:28 PM

Article image
Yemen on brink of losing entire generation of children to hunger, UN warns
Food security crisis means acute malnutrition among under-fives at highest levels since war engulfed the country

Kaamil Ahmed

28, Oct, 2020 @4:59 PM

Article image
'Open your eyes': Yemen on brink of famine again, UN agencies warn
Millions face devastating hunger if relief efforts are not stepped up in a country ravaged by war, locusts and now Covid-19

Peter Beaumont

22, Jul, 2020 @3:52 PM

Article image
Hunger could kill millions more than Covid-19, warns Oxfam
Starvation looms across the world from Afghanistan to Haiti as Covid-19 restrictions wipe out incomes and cut food supplies

Kaamil Ahmed

09, Jul, 2020 @9:43 AM

Article image
World faces worst food crisis for at least 50 years, UN warns
Governments urged to act to avoid disaster from recession caused by coronavirus

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

09, Jun, 2020 @4:01 PM

Article image
Coronavirus pandemic 'will cause famine of biblical proportions'
Governments must act now to stop 265 million starving, warns World Food Programme boss

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

21, Apr, 2020 @10:34 PM

Article image
'Millions hang by a thread': extreme global hunger compounded by Covid-19
Coronavirus ‘potentially catastrophic’ for nations already suffering food insecurity caused by famine, migration and unemployment

Peter Beaumont

21, Apr, 2020 @3:01 PM

1 / 45 pages