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More than 113 million people suffer 'acute hunger' – United Nations

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:50 PM

African states are 'disproportionally' affected as close to 72 million people on the continent suffered acute hunger, according to Food and Agriculture Organization emergencies director Dominique Bourgeon

FOOD CRISIS. A displaced Somali waits for food and water at an aid distribution centre outside Mogadishu on April 6, 2017. File photo by Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP

Southern African leaders meet as region faces food crisis

Aug 16, 2015 - 11:24 AM

According to World Food Programme spokesman David Orr Zimbabwe and Malawi are facing their worst food security crisis in a decade

UN, aid groups step up pressure on G20 over Ebola

Nov 15, 2014 - 12:25 PM

UN s Ban Ki moon says the secondary impacts of the health crisis could spiral into other areas including a food crisis caused by disruption in farming due in countries affected by the outbreak

INTENSIFY RESPONSE. Protesters hold posters and clocks to represent time running out during an Ebola protest event in Brisbane, Australia November 15, 2014 on the first day of the G20 leaders summit. Photo by Dave Hunt/EPA

Food crisis looms in strife-torn Central Africa – UN

Mar 03, 2014 - 12:58 AM

The country s interim president Catherine Samba Panza says the worst had been averted since she was appointed a month ago to replace coup leader Michel Djotodia who failed to rein in his fighters after taking office