Tagged: food crisis
As a result of severe drought, the 2009 harvest in Niger produced less than a quarter of the country’s annual needs. Now half of all Nigeriens do not have enough food. Oxfam and our partners have implemented a destocking humanitarian program in the most vulnerable areas.
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.