Tag Archives: Food crisis

01 September 19

Somalia: Millions face hunger crisis as climate emergency worsens

Millions of people in Somalia are at risk from severe hunger, aid agencies are warning, as the ongoing climate emergency places increasing pressure on the Horn of Africa nation.

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18 June 19

South Sudan: More than 60 per cent facing severe hunger

A record number of people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger, according to a joint report from the government and multiple United Nations agencies.

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23 February 19

South Sudan: More than half of nation facing food crisis

Three United Nations agencies say more than half of South Sudan’s population is facing extreme hunger.

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18 February 18

Half of South Sudan’s population in need of food aid

Half of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency food aid, according to humanitarian group CARE.

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13 December 17

Oxfam: Funding shortage threatens millions in DRC

Oxfam has warned that millions facing hunger and acute malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) risk having life-saving aid cut amid a funding shortage.

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01 March 17

Somalia declares drought a ‘national disaster’

Somalia’s president has declared a national disaster in the country as it continues to grapple with a prolonged drought.

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12 May 16

Ethiopia: 41 Killed in Landslide

At least 41 people have been killed by landslides in Ethiopia’s southwestern Wolaita zone, following heavy rains on Monday.

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01 February 16

US Pledges $97m to Fight Ethiopia’s Worst Drought in 50 Years

The US has pledged almost $100 million in food aid to help battle the effects of Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years.

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