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Myanmar military offers amnesty to some...

Myanmar military offers amnesty to some...

South-East Asia

Fri, Aug 6 2021

Since the coup, security forces have arrested over 7,000 people

UN: Covid triggered biggest increase...

UN: Covid triggered biggest increase...

World

Mon, Jul 12 2021

The number of people facing hunger increased by at least 18% due to the pandemic

Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump...

Higher food prices help fuel 40% jump...

World

Thu, Jul 8 2021

On internationally traded markets, world food prices were up 33.9% year-on-year in June, according to...

Hunger stalks India's poor in pandemic...

Hunger stalks India's poor in pandemic...

South Asia

Sun, May 30 2021

About 230 million Indians fell into poverty in the first year of the pandemic

Millions face hunger as Myanmar crisis...

Millions face hunger as Myanmar crisis...

World

Thu, Apr 22 2021

Up to 3.4 million more people will struggle to afford food in the next three to six months

NGOs call for $5.5 billion to save 34...

$5.5bn needed to save 34m from...

World

Tue, Apr 20 2021

The letter was penned by NGOs working with an estimated 270 million people facing hunger, starvation...

Hunger in Central America skyrockets,...

Hunger in Central America skyrockets,...

North America

Wed, Feb 24 2021

New data released by the UN's World Food Program (WFP) showed nearly 8 million people across the...

Global hunger grows

Global hunger grows

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 24 2021

UN agency warns of widespread hunger risk and global instability if smallholders are not supported in...

ED: No child should have to go...

ED: No child should have to go...

Editorial

Sat, Jan 2 2021

We must remain committed to ensuring that food insecurity is completely eliminated

OP-ED: A lifeline against hunger

OP-ED: A lifeline against hunger

OP-ED Contributor

Sat, Dec 26 2020

Insights on public food transfers during the pandemic from an IFPRI survey in Bangladesh 

UN: 5m Yemenis one step away from famine...

UN: 5m Yemenis one step away from famine...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 14 2020

Yemen has been mired in a civil war since late 2014

Islamist violence escalates in Burkina...

Islamist violence escalates in Burkina...

Africa

Wed, Dec 2 2020

Over 7 million people face acute hunger in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso

As millions face famine, women at risk...

Women, girls will be hardest hit by...

World

Thu, Nov 19 2020

One in nine people do not have enough to eat, reversing decades of progress in reducing world

UN: Hotspots in 4 countries on brink...

UN: Hotspots in 4 countries on brink...

World

Sat, Nov 7 2020

The agencies said the global health crisis, extreme weather patterns and conflict had exacerbated...

Eating rats: Myanmar's 2nd lockdown...

Myanmar's 2nd lockdown drives hunger...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 24 2020

With more than 40,000 cases and 1,000 deaths, Myanmar is facing one of Southeast Asia’s worst Covid-19...

GHI: Hunger at serious level in...

GHI: Hunger at serious level in...

Bangladesh

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Bangladesh ranks 75th in the 2020 Global Hunger Index, and is considered highly vulnerable to a worsening...

Ending hunger with dignity

Ending hunger with dignity

D2

Mon, Oct 12 2020

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has been working in Bangladesh right from the start

WFP chief seeks million from donors,...

WFP chief seeks million from donors,...

World

Sat, Oct 10 2020

While the food crisis is mainly the result of conflict, Beasley said in April that he raised the prospect...

Hunger could kill millions more than...

Oxfam: Hunger could kill millions more...

Coronavirus

Thu, Jul 9 2020

This equates to as many as 12,000 people dying every day while the global mortality rate for coronavirus...

Malnutrition in poorer nations costs...

Malnutrition in poorer nations costs...

World

Wed, Jul 8 2020

In developing nations where the prevalence of malnutrition is high, researchers estimated that the direct...