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Hunger now killing one person every four seconds, NGOs say

In an open letter, more than 200 NGOs urge decisive international action to ‘end the spiralling global hunger crisis’. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/20/hunger-now-killing-one-person-every-four-seconds-ngos-say Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Feds accuse 47 people of stealing cash meant to help feed needy kids in ‘staggering’ Covid scheme

Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against 47 people accused of stealing $250 million from a federal program designed to feed needy children in Minnesota during…

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Droughts and hunger: What is happening in the Horn of Africa?

Millions of people are facing food shortages due to the worst drought in 40 years and rising global food costs. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/7/droughts-and-hunger-what-is-happening-in-the-horn-of-africa Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Drought likely to push parts of Somalia into famine by end of year, warns UN

World is ‘in last minute of the 11th hour to save lives’, says aid chief, amid fears that crisis is worse than 2010 famine, when…

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The world food crisis is about to get worse

Millions are facing starvation as war combines with financial and climate-driven shocks. Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/world-food-crisis-ukraine-russia-war-global-warming-united-nations/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Millions of Yemenis to go hungry as UN forced to slash food aid

UN’s World Food Programme says it will have to ration the food aid it sends to Yemen as a result of a lack of funding….

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US to proceed with production of biofuels despite global food crisis

Campaigners call to prioritise grain for human consumption over its use as a fuel The US will press ahead with biofuels production, the deputy secretary…

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More than 200,000 face starvation in Somalia as rains fail: UN

Nearly a quarter of a million people are on the brink of starvation in drought-struck Somalia, UN agencies say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/6/6/famine-risk-rises-in-somalia-as-rains-fail-food-prices-soar-un Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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‘Billionaire bonanza’: Tax the rich as poverty surges: Oxfam

Hundreds of new billionaires since 2020 in contrast with hundreds of millions pushed into extreme poverty worldwide. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/23/oxfam-calls-for-taxing-the-rich-as-davos-summit-returns Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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‘We are going to die’: Food shortages worsen misery in Sri Lanka

Prime minister warns of a food crisis after chemical fertilisers ban by previous government drastically cut crop yields. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/20/we-are-going-to-die-food-crisis-worsens-misery-of-sri-lankans Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Russian war in world’s ‘breadbasket’ threatens food supply

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – The Russian tanks and missiles besieging Ukraine also are threatening the food supply and livelihoods o… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/wire/597036-russian-war-in-worlds-breadbasket-threatens-food-supply Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Millions face hunger in Horn of Africa as drought worsens: UN

WFP says three consecutive failed rainy seasons have decimated crops and forced families from their homes. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/8/13-million-face-hunger-in-horn-of-africa-as-drought-worsens-un Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Afghanistan Faces “Tsunami of Hunger” as U.S. Sanctions Crash Country’s Economy

The World Food Program has warned Afghanistan faces a “tsunami of hunger” as the economy continues to collapse, due in part to U.S. sanctions and…

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‘We won’t eat tonight’: Hunger plagues Afghans in historic valley

Community is among the poorest in the country and the Taliban takeover in August has only exacerbated their hardships. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/10/6/photos-afghanistan-we-wont-eat-tonight-hunger-plagues-afghans-in-historic-valley Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Could Covid-19 finally end hunger in America?

A peculiar thing happened last year during the Covid-19 pandemic: As large swaths of the U.S. economy shut down and unemployment skyrocketed, hunger rates held…

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Why has climate change caused famine in Madagascar?

More than a million people in need of food aid as the country faces worst drought in decades. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/the-stream/2021/8/4/why-has-climate-change-caused-famine-in-madagascar Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Soaring tortilla prices hit struggling Mexican households hard

Mexico’s poorer households are hardest hit by food price inflation because it eats up a bigger share of their income. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/7/28/soaring-tortilla-prices-hit-struggling-mexican-households-hard Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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‘People are not starving, they’re being starved’: millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn

Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis and inequality World leaders are being urged to act…

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Global food prices continue to surge, hitting 7-year highs, UN says

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations shows that global food commodity prices rose in March, marking their…

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This is how badly climate change has hurt food production

New study shows more than a fifth of global food output growth has been lost to climate change since the 1960s. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/4/2/this-is-how-badly-climate-change-has-hurt-food-production Droolin’ Dog…

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How to stop pending famine in Yemen?

UN says millions of people in Yemen are at risk of famine and billions of dollars in aid is needed to avoid a disaster. Source:…

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Yemen famine could threaten opportunity for peace, UN warns

UN Yemen mediator Martin Griffiths also called for a stop to a Houthi offensive on the government-held city of Marib. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/19/yemen-famine-could-threaten-opportunity-for-peace-un-warns Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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