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“Famine Is Coming”: NGO Leader Jan Egeland in Kabul Demands Taliban Lift Ban on Women Aid Wo rkers

Democracy Now! – Jan 12, 2023 We go to Kabul to speak with Jan Egeland of the Norwegian Refugee Council about the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, where at least five people died Wednesday in a suicide bombing near the … Continue reading

Pope Francis says world suffering a ‘famine of peace’ – BBC News

BBC News – Dec 25, 2022 Pope Francis has said the world is suffering from a “famine of peace”, in his annual Christmas Day message from the Vatican. He called for a end to the “senseless war” in Ukraine, condemning … Continue reading

UN says famine in Somalia averted for now

CGTN Africa- Dec 18, 2022 A new UN report indicates hunger has been narrowly averted in Somalia. Humanitarian organizations and local community interventions have helped avoid a serious crisis, however, about 8.3 million people are at risk of acute food … Continue reading

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