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Yemen in ‘imminent danger’ of world’s worst famine in decades: UN
War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned.
Aid agencies call for urgent action to prevent famine in hunger hotspots
People in four food insecurity “hotspots” inside Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, need help urgently to avoid sliding into famine, UN humanitarians said.
Yemen on brink of famine again, UN warns
War-torn Yemen is once again on the brink of famine as donor funds that averted catastrophe just 18 months ago have dried up, the country's UN humanitarian coordinator said.
UN food agency urges 'agroecology' to fight famine
Current food production methods are harming the planet while failing to provide millions of the world's poor with enough to eat, the UN food agency warned Tuesday.
How aid in cash, not goods, averted a famine in Somalia
In February, when the government of Somalia sounded an alarm to the UN about risks of a famine in the country, the UN’s Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), besides quickly shuffling a response team, was acting from a steep sense of history.
In a 'world of plenty', G7 must fight famine
World leaders must step up and take action in fighting famine to prevent further catastrophic levels of hunger and deaths, said Oxfam.
Charity: South Sudan 'man-made' famine could kill 6m
The famine ravaging South Sudan and its neighbors could claim six million lives, a charity warned Friday, as the international community struggles to raise the $4.4 billion needed to avert a full-blown disaster.
UN seeks to avert famine in Yemen, says a child dies every 10 minutes
The United Nations needs massive funds to avert famine in Yemen and warring parties there must ensure humanitarian aid can be delivered, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday as he opened a donor conference in Geneva.
Nigeria on brink of famine amid lack of aid funds
The United Nations’ World Food Program could in a few weeks run out of funding to feed millions living on the brink of famine in Nigeria, four people familiar with the matter said, intensifying one of the world's largest humanitarian crises.
UN's food agency says over 60 percent of Yemenis face famine
The UN food agency has warned that over half of Yemenis are on the brink of famine as the Arab country continues to be hit by relentless Saudi airstrikes.
No famine declared in Yemen, but 60 percent on the brink
A UN-backed report on Yemen published on Wednesday found there was no famine in the country but said 60 percent of Yemenis, or 17 million people, are in "crisis" or "emergency" food situations, an increase of 20 percent since last June.
UN chief urges 'massive response' to avert Somali famine
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged the international community to take action to avert famine in Somalia where a biting drought has left three million people going hungry.
Britain pledges extra $250m to fight famine in South Sudan, Somalia
Britain will provide additional aid money to South Sudan, where famine has been declared in parts of the country, and to Somalia, where there is a credible risk of famine, the government said on Wednesday.
UNICEF: Nearly 1.4m children face famine in four countries
Nearly 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk" of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday.
Famine declared in South Sudan
Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, where UN agencies warned on Monday that war and a collapsing economy have left 100,000 people facing starvation.

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