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Children losing fight for life in Somalia as catastrophic famine looms – BBC News

Oct 16, 2022 In Somalia extreme drought is causing terrible suffering, with young children most at risk of hunger and malnutrition. The country has a long history of drought but climate change is making things far worse and the current … Continue reading

Famine by October? Somalia & East Africa Face Humanitarian Crisis Amid Climate Change, Ukraine War

Democracy Now! – Sep 8, 2022 We look at the devastating effects of climate change and global inequity in East Africa, and how many countries face drought and a looming famine, with guests in Mogadishu, Somalia, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. … Continue reading

Somalia: “Horror of famine coming to the Horn of Africa”- UN humanitarian chief – Press Conference

Sep 6, 2022 UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said that the reality caused by the drought in Somalia is “unprecedented”, warning the possible “horror of famine coming to the Horn of Africa.” Speaking today (6 Sep) to reporters via a … Continue reading

WION Climate Tracker | Historic drought in Horn of Africa raises famine threat

WION Aug 22, 2022 Years of insufficient rainfall across Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia have caused the worst drought in 40 years. Aid groups have said that in the worst-hit areas, the drought has lead to conditions close to famine.

Water shortages in Pakistan could lead to famine says environmentalist

May 22, 2022 (17 May 2022) PAKISTAN WATER SHORTAGE SOURCE: ASSOCIATED PRESS RESTRICTION SUMMARY: LENGTH: 6:26 ASSOCIATED PRESS Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan – 14 May 2022 1. Various of family in Kunri, Umarkot District, which has been hit hard by extreme … Continue reading

’Somalia is facing a very real risk of famine’ – UN Humanitarian Coordinator Press Conferen ce

Apr 14 2022 Mr. Adam Abdelmoula, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, briefing reporters virtually on the situation in Somalia.

On the Ethiopian border, refugees fleeing fighting, famine make for Sudan

PBS NewsHour– Jul 24, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize-winner Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia launched a government offensive last November against rebels in the northern region of Tigray. At the time, he promised the war would be over in a … Continue reading

South Sudan famine continues to spread

AP Archive – Apr 7, 202 (11 Apr 2017) Two months after the world’s youngest nation declared a famine, hunger has become more widespread than expected, aid workers say. South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal region is on the brink … Continue reading

South Sudan: 10 years after independence, 7 million people at risk of famine

FRANCE 24 English– Jul 9, 2021 The world’s newest country is marking a decade of #independence. But the situation is dire for the people of #SouthSudan, despite the 2018 peace deal between President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar … Continue reading

South Sudanese ‘one step away from famine’, as UN launches humanitarian respon se plan | | UN News

16 March 2021 Humanitarian Aid As hunger levels continue to deepen in South Sudan due to a combination of violence, climate change and COVID-19, the 2021 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan was launched on Tuesday aiming to reach 6.6 million … Continue reading