#Famine

  • Article: 6 Food Crises Worsened by the COVID-19 Pandemic

    6 Food Crises Worsened by the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|May 13, 2020

    From Venezuela to Kenya, starvation looms for many people. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double the Number of People Suffering From Acute Hunger: UN Report

    COVID-19 Could Double the Number of People Suffering From Acute Hunger: UN Report

    By Catherine Caruso  and  Tanja Koch|April 22, 2020

    Nearly 265 million people are at risk of starving. Read more

  • Article: UN Resumes Grain Milling in Starving Yemen After Shelling Damage

    UN Resumes Grain Milling in Starving Yemen After Shelling Damage

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 10, 2020

    The mills have enough grain to feed millions. Read more

  • 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: “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” Focuses on Issues Facing Malawi

    “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” Focuses on Issues Facing Malawi

    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