Showing posts with label hunger. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hunger. Show all posts

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.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Red Cross Warns on Mass Hunger in Yemen, Somalia

The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation, as drought and war wreck crops and block aid across the region, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

300 million Chinese suffering from 'hidden hunger,' academic says

"At present, 2 billion people around the world are suffering from 'hidden hunger,' and the number in China is 300 million," said Wan Jianmin, an academic with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, during a lecture on Sept. 1.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Italy’s top court rules not a crime for hungry to steal food

Italy's highest court has acquitted a homeless man of stealing cheese and sausages, ruling that the theft of small amounts of food by the hungry poor is not a crime.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

1.5 mln people in E. Ukraine face hunger (UN)

About 1.5 million people living in the conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine are facing hunger, among which 300,000 are experiencing severe food shortages, the United Nations food relief agency said here Tuesday.

Friday, October 16, 2015

‘Hunger is more than a lack of food – it is a terrible injustice,’ says Ban on World Food Day

 UN, 16 October 2015 – On World Food Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is underlining that “hunger is more than a lack of food—it is a terrible injustice,” while reaffirming the global community’s commitment to work together “to end hunger in our lifetime.”

Friday, June 5, 2015

Senior UN official calls for global movement to end hunger once and for all

UN, 4 June 2015 – The head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for a global movement to eradicate hunger as countries look ahead to the new set of development goals that will be adopted in September.

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.