South Africa has urged the court to issue urgent interim measures including an immediate suspension of Israeli military aggression in and against Gaza.
Asia and Africa continue to be the hotspots for global hunger while Latin American countries were able to reduce hunger significantly. Developed countries in North America and Europe also witnessed a slight rise in food insecurity in 2022
10.5 million people in 43 vulnerable districts of the country are facing acute food insecurity. Within this population, around 2.1 million individuals are in the emergency phase, while 8.4 million are in the crisis phase
Around 90% of Afghans lack enough food to eat, forcing many impoverished families to send their children to work. Many children are also forced to work due to unsafe migration, family separation, detentions, and injuries from unexploded ordinances
The UN agency estimates that US$ 51 million is needed to continue its operations in Palestine until the end of this year
Sri Lanka has been grappling with an acute economic crisis since last year. This has aggravated the problem of food insecurity in the country
The climate crisis has affected food and water security, led to increased rates of morbidity, mortality, and displacement in the world’s most vulnerable regions
The pension reform presented by the Lacalle Pou administration raises the retirement age and attacks early retirement benefits, among other modifications
Humanitarian activists and members of civil society organizations are raising concern that food insecurity on the island is likely to get much worse as the crisis deepens
Zambia is heading toward critical negotiations to restructure its mounting debts. The IMF has approved a $1.3 billion bailout plan for the country, which will impose cruel austerity measures on the Zambian people
With nearly 5.7 million people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, Colombo faces a serious challenge with food shortages, fall in agricultural production and destruction of livelihoods
Since 2007, Israel has cemented a blockade of Gaza in an act of illegal collective punishment. The blockade and accompanying military offensives have killed thousands of Palestinians, and devastated social and economic life in the enclave.