UN Warns of Impending Crippling Global Food Shortage

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The United Nations (UN) warned that a global food shortage is impending during a meeting on world hunger held at the UN Headquarters in New York. According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the number of people who are extremely food …

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WHO Criticizes Greater Focus in Ukraine Compared to Ethiopia

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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General criticized the international community’s greater focus on the conflict in Ukraine and claimed that crises in other countries, including his own, Ethiopia, are not being given equal attention because the people impacted are not …

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7.7m Facing Food Crisis in South Sudan

Fourth EstateAfter harvesting, a woman takes her vegetables close to the swamp to clean before bringing them to the market. - WFP/Gabriela Vivacqua

The United Nations (UN) reported that extreme weather conditions and an increase in armed violence have pushed more than 7.7 million people in South Sudan to the brink of starvation. According to a joint assessment by the UN and the …

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Power Outages and Water Shortage Grips Myanmar Capital of Yangon

Residents of Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial capital city, queued for water on Monday as rolling power outages aggravate the economic misery brought about by last year’s military coup. “We can use charcoal for cooking, but we can’t live without water,” said …

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UN Warns Acute Hunger Set To Soar in Over 20 Countries

Food insecurity is expected to rise in 20 countries with the highest alerts for catastrophic situations in Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Yemen, two UN agencies warned on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and …

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Starvation in Xi’an Reported as Cases Surge and Lockdowns Intensify

Residents of Xi’an City in China’s Shaanxi Province reported that they are facing starvation on their 7th day of lockdown.   Xi’an, a city with 13 million residents has been placed under strict regulations since December 9 after recording several …

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IRC Welcomes UN Resolution to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan

The International Rescue Committee has welcomed the UN Security Council resolution to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in the face of sanctions on the Taliban regime. David Miliband, President and CEO of the IRC, said: “The Security Council’s decision to …

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WFP Runs Out of Funds to Provide Food Aid to Yemen

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Wednesday announced that it was “running out of funds” to continue to provide food assistance to 13 million people in Yemen. “From January (2022), 8 million will receive a reduced food ration, …

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Pakistani FM Calls on World to Help Afghan People

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on the international community to engage in Afghanistan, and continue to support the Afghan people to prevent a major humanitarian crisis in the country. Qureshi citing UN estimates, said that half of the …

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