Over three dozen countries who are just one step away from famine driven by conflict — and the World Food Program chief warned that 270 million people are facing "a hunger crisis” this year.
The period is often talked about as a historic event, but Kim’s apparent comparison to current problems comes after he earlier in the week said the country faces the “worst-ever situation.”
Conflict, poverty, climate shocks and food insecurity "have long been a sad reality” in Afghanistan, but he said what makes the current situation "so critical” is the halt to large-scale development aid since the Taliban takeover a year ago.
The first fallout of war is scarcity. It begins with food, water, medicines and grows into multiple commodities. Some nations are beginning to crack under the pressure of the Russia and Ukraine conflict. One agrees with a UN statement about the situation in Somalia. It said, “The world must widen its gaze from the war
The world suffers not wars, famine or injustice but the lack of courage and the sudden death of moral responsibility. We live in a self-involved world governed by greed and guarded by hypocrisy.
It’s now established that one of the triggers of the Syrian conflict is related to the scarcity of natural resources, primarily pastoral land. New research demonstrates similar factors playing out across the Levant – covering Jordan,
If there is one horrible thing – among the many terrible consequences – that the coronavirus has inflicted on humanity, it is that it has made more people undernourished. World hunger and levels of malnutrition soared dramatically last year,
Conflicts take a toll on people, but children suffer both physically and emotionally. In Africa, in particular in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region, their predicament is extremely precarious. A new revelation from Unicef is very disheartening. It says over 100,000
It is time to look climate change in the eye and to stop being in denial that the world’s governments will save the planet through rigorous green policies. Neither will happen — the planet won’t be saved and the governments won’t be accountable. The article rightly says that it is