Showing posts with label food. Show all posts
Showing posts with label food. Show all posts

Saturday, June 9, 2018

UN: 1.25 Million Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment after Floods

1.25 Million Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment after Floods
The UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) said more than 1.25 million children are expected to be acutely malnourished this year because of flooding in Somalia.

Friday, November 3, 2017

UN says Australia has duty to take care of asylum seekers in PNG

Manus Island
The UN human rights office called on Australia Friday to restore food, water and health services to some 600 interned refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, Reuters reports.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade: UN report

World hunger on rise again due to conflicts, climate change in decade
Global hunger is on the rise again after steadily declining for more than a decade, affecting nearly 11 percent of the global population, largely due to conflicts and climate change, a UN report claimed on Friday.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Russian military delivers humanitarian aid to some 3,800 Syrians over past 24 hours

Russian military servicemen were involved in eight humanitarian missions in war-torn Syria’s Aleppo, as well as in provinces of Latakia and Damascus, providing with aid up to 3,800 civilians over the past 24 hours, the Russian Center of the Reconciliation of the Warring Sides in Syria reported on Monday.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

UN delivers aid to besieged people in N. Iraq

The World Food Program (WFP) has delivered food for more than 30,000 people in and around the northern Iraqi town of Qayyarah which was under siege over the last two years, said a UN spokesperson on Tuesday.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Yemen faces dire humanitarian situation: UN official

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, said Thursday that Yemen is one of the more invisible crises in the region and in the world right now, given the dire humanitarian situation people face there on a daily basis, a UN spokesman told reporters.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Desperate farm families in eastern Ukraine forced into ‘difficult choices’ to survive – (UN agency)

UN, 7 December 2015 – The absence of financial, physical, social and human resources has left some 700,000 farm households extremely vulnerable in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, the results of a United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) household survey revealed today, and also warned of food insecurity among those families due to “skyrocketing” commodity prices.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Yemen: 3.3 million people in need of critical aid in besieged Taiz, warns UN health agency

UN,  21 October 2015 – The top United Nations health official in Yemen is appealing for unrestricted access to Taiz, where “innocent lives are at risk” in the besieged highland city where more than 3.3 million people are in critical need of health assistance, safe drinking water, food and fuel.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Refugee protests lead to revised food menus in Finland (the Nordic diet)

Food has become an issue in some refugee accommodations in Finland. Asylum seekers not used to the Nordic diet have protested for allegedly bad quality food served in temporary accommodations.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.