#Famine

  • Article: 8.7 Million People Need Urgent Food Aid in Somalia and South Sudan

    8.7 Million People Need Urgent Food Aid in Somalia and South Sudan

    By Joe McCarthy|July 31, 2019

    “It is famine-like.” Read more

  • Article: South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2019

    In the 1990s, a similar famine killed more than 3 million North Koreans. Read more

  • Article: Hunger Looms in Mozambique After Cyclone Idai Wiped Out 1.7 Million Acres of Farmland

    Hunger Looms in Mozambique After Cyclone Idai Wiped Out 1.7 Million Acres of Farmland

    By Joe McCarthy|April 9, 2019

    Crops, fisheries, and livestock have been devastated. Read more

  • Article: New UK Aid Will Help Feed Millions of People in Yemen

    New UK Aid Will Help Feed Millions of People in Yemen

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2019

    Food shortages are so “catastrophic” that mothers are being forced to choose which child to feed. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Boy Who Saved His Village From Famine at Center of New Netflix Film

    Malawi Boy Who Saved His Village From Famine at Center of New Netflix Film

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Carmen Singer|Feb. 13, 2019

    “William’s story represents, what has to be, the future in countries like Malawi.” Read more

  • Article: 'Food Shocks' Have Become More Common Over Last 50 Years, Report Says

    'Food Shocks' Have Become More Common Over Last 50 Years, Report Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 29, 2019

    Increasing frequency of shocks makes it nearly impossible to recover and prepare for the next one. Read more

  • Article: These Amazing Activists Just Inspired the Crowd at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    These Amazing Activists Just Inspired the Crowd at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 5, 2018

    From gender equality to combating HIV/AIDS, these people are changing the world for the better. Read more

  • Article: Knives and Forks With a Hidden Message Were Sent to World Leaders in Paris

    Knives and Forks With a Hidden Message Were Sent to World Leaders in Paris

    Nov. 16, 2018

    Leaders at the Paris Peace Forum received an unexpected gift. Read more