Development
New York, June 15 (IBNS): Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday. more
Looming famine in Yemen could put two million mothers at risk of death – UN agency

New York, The critical difficulties in accessing food in Yemen, and other hardships caused by the ongoing conflict, could lead to the world’s worst famine ever, and place up to two ...

UN seeks $1.06 billion to help fragile countries create ‘firewall against famine’

new York, Feb 9 (JEN): Ongoing conflicts and climate-related shocks have left millions of people on the brink of starvation, the United Nations agriculture agency warned on Thursday as it ...

UN aid official in Yemen urges lifting of blockade, says millions a ‘step away from famine’

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): The continuing blockade of ports in Yemen must be lifted, a senior United Nations humanitarian official on Monday urged, calling for greater access to m ...

Yemen: As threat of famine looms, UN urges Saudi-led coalition to fully lift blockade of Red Sea ports

New York, Dec 3 (Just Earth News): Top officials from across the United Nations system called on Saturday for the Saudi-led coalition to fully lift its blockade of Yemen's Red Sea por ...

Famine may be unfolding 'right now' in Yemen, warns UN relief wing

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): The United Nations relief wing on Friday, warned of famine-like conditions unfolding in Yemen, as a blockade on aid and other essential goods by a Saudi ...

Yemen facing largest famine the world has seen for decades, warns UN aid chief

New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): Yemen will be gripped by famine – one the likes of which the world has not seen in years – if the blockade on basic supplies into the country imposed by ...

Relief aid is saving lives, but world must tackle root cause of famine: conflict – UN chief

New York, Oct 13(Just Earth News): Until fighting stops and development takes root, communities and entire regions will continue to face hunger, United Nations Secretary-General António Gut ...

UN agriculture agency and World Bank launch new initiative to avert famine in Yemen

New York, Oct 4(Just Earth News): More than half a million vulnerable and food-insecure people in war-torn Yemen will receive immediate relief and long-term sustainable agricultural support, ...

As four countries face famine, world 'must step up now' says top UN food security forum

New York, May 18(Just Earth News): With famine looming in four countries, the United Nations-backed Committee on World Food Security (CFS) stressed on Wednesday the need to rally support f ...