#Food Insecurity

  • Article: Idris Elba Sounds Alarm as Pandemic Threatens Food Crisis for Farmers

    Idris Elba Sounds Alarm as Pandemic Threatens Food Crisis for Farmers

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 2, 2020

    Coronavirus is set to double global hunger by the end of 2020. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Exposes the Challenges of Ending World Hunger, UN Says

    COVID-19 Exposes the Challenges of Ending World Hunger, UN Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 29, 2020

    Amid the pandemic, food banks have run short and farmers have dumped milk they could not sell. Read more

  • Article: A Group of College Students Has Delivered Nearly 240,000 Pounds of Food to Food Banks

    A Group of College Students Has Delivered Nearly 240,000 Pounds of Food to Food Banks

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 13, 2020

    FarmLink pays farm workers and truckers to deliver surplus food to food banks. 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: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 1, 2020

    Clara Orji, Mercy Corps' program manager in Nigeria, shares how COVID-19 threatens her work. Read more

  • Article: South Sudan Is Deliberately Starving Civilians, UN Says

    South Sudan Is Deliberately Starving Civilians, UN Says

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 21, 2020

    55% of people in South Sudan are now facing food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: South Sudan Hit by Locust Outbreak Causing Food Shortages in East Africa

    South Sudan Hit by Locust Outbreak Causing Food Shortages in East Africa

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 19, 2020

    More than 2,000 locusts have crossed the country’s border. Read more

  • Article: 45 Million Face Critical Food Shortages in Southern Africa, UN Warns

    45 Million Face Critical Food Shortages in Southern Africa, UN Warns

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 21, 2020

    Southern Africa’s climate emergency has caused severe food insecurity in the region. Read more