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UN aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholera

The UN humanitarian chief has decried the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen, saying air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically, with millions of people facing the specter of famine and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak." ... Business Standard, 5 hours ago

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More South Sudanese go hungry but worst of famine eases - U.N.

"Across South Sudan, more people are on the brink of famine today than were in February. "
 DNA1 month ago South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical  DNA1 month ago UN farm agency: South Sudan can avoid famine with help  DNA2 months ago South Sudan marks another year of freedom without peace  Business Standard1 month ago

JNGVO asked for Govt Help to Avoid Famine

Joint Non Government Voluntary Organisation today in a press release has asked for help from the government in avoiding a famine likely to be caused by the recent flood in the state Source IT News
 E Pao!4 weeks ago

U.N. urges action to avert famine threatening 20 mln people worldwide

The U. N. Security Council on Wednesday called on warring parties in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeastern Nigeria to allow humanitarian aid access and urged countries to donate more money to avert famines threatening 20 million people.
 DNA1 week ago

UN: Yemen unlikely to get cholera vaccine as first planned

War has crippled Yemen's health system, depleted access to safe drinking water and put millions on the brink of famine.
 DNA1 month ago More than 1000 dead due to Yemen cholera, another 300,000 at risk: WHO  Business Standard2 months ago

Deepening food crisis pushes Nigeria's northeast closer to famine - aid agency

DAKAR, July 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Famine could soon strike tens of thousands of people in northeast Nigeria as food stocks run low, prices soar and aid supplies dwindle due to the Boko Haram insurgency, a leading humanitarian agency said on Monday.
 DNA3 weeks ago Nigeria's hungriest face starvation as aid funds dry up in northeast - UN  DNA2 months ago

US criticises Africa for 'failure' on famine threat

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has sharply criticised African nations for their "collective failure" to respond to the threat of famine facing more than 14 million people and for nominating Congo for a seat on the UN's top human rights body despite its serious ...
 DNA1 month ago

Cholera may accelerate famine in Yemen as resources shift - UN

Yemen's growing cholera epidemic may accelerate looming famine, as limited resources are shifted away from malnutrition and other programmes to try to contain the disease, the top U. N. aid official in the country said on Tuesday.
 DNA1 month ago

Yemen famine risk rising as cholera diverts resources: UN

Aid groups have pulled resources from the fight against malnutrition to battle cholera in Yemen, raising the risk of famine as they struggle to find funds, a UN official said today.
 DNA1 month ago

20,000 children in Somalia risk starvation, aid group says

The new survey warns of "famine-like conditions" in parts of the Horn of Africa nation.
 DNA1 month ago Militants blocking aid to starving children in Somalia, charity says  DNA1 month ago
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