Tagged: food crisis
Ten leading aid agencies today called for a 'surge' in the humanitarian effort to help 10 million people at risk of acute hunger across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.
Monday’s UN World Food Summit in Rome (16-18th) could be a waste of time and money unless world leaders intervene now to salvage it. International agencies ActionAid and Oxfam say governments are at risk of throwing away a great chance to stop more than one billion people going hungry.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The hunger period has been prolonged, and people in flood affected communities cannot wait any longer.
A food crisis is looming in flood affected communities in Cambodia, international aid agency Oxfam warns. Oxfam estimates that 100,000 people are affected by the floods and 15,000 households are in need of immediate food assistance.
More than 23 million people are being pushed towards severe hunger and destitution across East Africa, international aid agency Oxfam warned today, as it launched an emergency appeal to raise $15 million.
At least 23 million Muslims caught up in conflicts and disasters have been fasting this Ramadan in one of the hardest periods in recent years, with many having little more to eat than bread and water during the 30 days of this holy month and others having nothing to eat at all after sunset.