Tagged: hunger

Press Release
Salama and her daughter Eaman, Yemen. Credit: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children at risk of severe malnutrition, must be addressed immediately.

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These photos, taken in Burkina Faso in June 2012, show the alarming situation in the Sahel region: More than 18 million people are in urgent
need of humanitarian aid. Oxfam hopes to reach 1.8 million people with aid.

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Baaba Maal avec Oxfam en Mauritanie. Photo : Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Senegalese singer Baaba Maal today launched a personal appeal to raise $5,000 for communities facing a food crisis in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.

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Malian musician Afel Bocoum who worked with Damon Albarn on Mali Music Unplugged describes the food crisis affecting his country and the wider Sahel region of West Africa.

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Saenda and her children. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Tens of thousands of people will be left without aid in Yemen’s hunger crisis unless more money is urgently given to the aid effort, Oxfam and Islamic Relief warned today. Nearly a quarter of the population are in need of emergency aid to survive because they do not have enough food to eat.

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Some 10 million people – 44 percent of the population of Yemen – do not have enough food to eat. Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports on the worsening humanitarian situation there.

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Young girl waits in line at Oxfam's cash distribution. Photo: Wolfgang Gressmann

Millions of people in Yemen are facing a severe humanitarian crisis, widespread hunger and chronic malnutrition. Oxfam is providing water, sanitation, hygiene and cash grants to some of the worst affected.

Campaign article
Photo of Svetlana Arkhipova in her vegetable garden

These case studies provide interesting insight on the situation in five emerging economies on key issues of food security, climate change and energy access and how Oxfam and partners are campaigning for change.

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More than 18 million people in Sahel are facing a food crisis following erratic rains that have caused poor food harvests and water shortages. You can help by signing the #Sahel2012 petition to get world leaders to act.

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