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WFP seeks $35m to avert famine in Madagascar

The UN World Food Programme on Tuesday appealed for 35 million dollars for Madagascar, where drought and a COVID-19 induced recession have doubled the number of hungry in recent months and malnutrition is escalating.

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Up to 5 million face hunger in Yemen - UN

Up to five million people in Yemen don't know where their next meal is coming from and famine is menacing some areas of the war-ravaged country, the United Nations warned on Monday.

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Conflict and hunger a vicious circle - WFP

When fighting drives large numbers of people from their homes, their land, and their jobs, they are more likely to go hungry, the United Nations World Food Programme tweeted on Friday.

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FAO launches Italy's global alliance to end hunger

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation on Thursday unveiled a global alliance to boost efforts to beat hunger and ensure sustainable agri-food systems amid the COVID-19 pandemic - an initiative that was proposed by Italy.

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Time running out for Yemen says UN

The head of the United Nations World Food Programme on Monday warned that war-torn Yemen, where millions are sliding towards starvation, is on the brink of disaster.

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Millions could die of hunger in DRC - UN

Millions of lives could be lost unless nations offer more help to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic are stoking one of the world’s worst hunger crises, the United Nations World Food Programme warned on Friday.

Severer hunger looming in 27 countries due to COVID-19 - UN

Twenty-seven countries are facing COVID-19-driven food crises, as the pandemic's knock-on effects aggravate pre-existing causes of hunger, according to new research by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organizationand World Food Programme.

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Record numbers of Syrians in the grip of hunger, poverty - UN

An unprecedented 9.3 million Syrians don't know where their next meal is coming from and millions are being driven deeper into poverty as the prices of basic foods have spiralled to record levels, the United Nations World Food Programme said Friday in a statement.

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