Economic repercussions of COVID: 23 ‘hunger hotspot nations’ facing food insecurity

Of grave concern are 23 ‘hunger hotspots’ which over the next four months are expected to…

How COVID-19 threatens food security

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has aggravated an unresolved global challenge . The upsurge in…

Millions of children in crisis hotspots ‘on the brink of famine’, warns UNICEF

More than 10 million children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, northeast Nigeria, the Central…

UN releases $100 million to guard against famine

The United Nations released $100 million of emergency funding on Tuesday to stave off the risk…

Pandemic worsening food insecurity, driving displacement, warn UN agencies

Global hunger and population displacement, which were already at record levels when COVID-19 struck, could “surge”…

Pandemic may have pushed 100 million into extreme poverty: World Bank

The World Bank has warned that the coronavirus pandemic may drive as many as 100 million…

More people are going hungry: Annual study by United Nations

More people are going hungry, an annual study by the United Nations has found. Tens of…