Hunger
How the Ukraine war has contributed to Global Food Crisis

John Ross of the No Cold War platform talks about the impact of the Ukraine war on the global food crisis and how sanctions by the US and its allies will worsen the situation

Afghanistan food crisis 20 million Afghans experiencing acute food shortage: IPC

“With 38% of the population targeted for humanitarian food assistance, nearly 20 million people – representing half the country’s population – is still experiencing high and critical levels of acute food insecurity,” IPC’s findings note

Report finds 193 million people faced acute food insecurity in 2021 and other stories

Today we look at the UN’s report on rising acute food insecurity, mass displacement amid violence and massacres in Darfur, and more

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

Report: poor and marginalized especially hit by US COVID-19 death toll and other stories

Today we look at a report on COVID-19’s impact on existing disparities in the US, a hunger strike by imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and more

World hunger and the war in Ukraine

The conflict in Ukraine is exacerbating global hunger and imperiling the living standards of billions – particularly in the Global South.

Food Insecurity in Haiti, Tunisian journalists’ strike, and other stories

Today we look at the upcoming strike by Tunisian journalists; the unionization struggle of Starbucks workers in Seattle, US; and more

Hunger stalks Central Asia as the Ukraine War unfolds

Faced with an increase in food prices, Central Asian republics are exploring new options to combat hunger and decrease reliance on imports

General strike across the Occupied West Bank after fatal Nablus raid and other stories

Today we look at the extrajudicial killing of 3 Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank; targeting and harassment of Muslim students in Karnataka, India; and more

Thousands face hunger as Greece limits assistance to refugee camps and other stories

Today we look at rising hunger in refugee camps in Greece, the case against Guatemalan paramilitaries for sexual violence against Indigenous women, and more

Health crises in fragile states need urgent attention

While the world remains focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, a pandemic of conflict continues to undermine the health of billions of people around the globe

The MST has donated more than six thousand tons of food during the pandemic to fight hunger

Just during the Christmas Without Hunger campaign, the MST distributed food donations to 250,000 people in 24 Brazilian states

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