Over the past two weeks, the freezing cold has reportedly killed at least 70 Afghans and over 70,000 livestock. The freezing temperatures have worsened the plight of Afghans who are already facing an economic crisis
“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
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
Despite repeated warnings from UN bodies about the impending humanitarian disaster underway in Afghanistan, the US government and others have decided to deny the government life-saving funds
While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma
Communal gardens and farming enterprises are the beginning of sustainable food sovereignty in South Africa, but a basic income grant is essential to address hunger in the shorter term.
The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat
Ae Lancet report showed that more than one-third of the low and middle income countries are suffering from overlapping form of malnutrition – 45 out of 123 countries in the 1990s and 48 out of 126 countries in the 2010s