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Somalia suffers from famine.

Explained: Why Somalia Is Reluctant To Declare Famine Despite Widespread Hunger And Starvation

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been described as a disaster for Somalia, which has suffered from a shortage of humanitarian aid as international donors focus on Europe. Somalia sourced at least 90 per cent of its wheat...

22 November 2022

Kuzey, Founder, Æ

Kuzey Commits To Initiating Positive Change Through Technological Solutions

Kuzey, the founder of Æ, believes that now is the time to think about pioneering technologies that can change how we perceive and interact with the world around us.


UN World Food Programme Chief David Beasley

War In Ukraine To Add 47 Million People More To Global Hunger Crisis, Warns United Nations

World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley Beasley told at a UN Security Council meeting Thursday that 49 million people in 43 countries are already 'knocking on famine's door.'


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Global Hunger Index: India Slips Six Notches To 107th Position; Level Of Hunger Termed 'Serious'

Seventeen countries, including China, Turkey, and Kuwait, shared the top rank with GHI score of less than five, the website of the Global Hunger Index that tracks hunger and malnutrition said on Saturday.

15 October 2022

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Sudan: One Third Of Population Faces Hunger Crisis, UN Food Agency Expresses Concern

Living conditions rapidly deteriorated across cash-strapped Sudan since an October military coup sent an already fragile economy into free-fall, with the Russian invasion of Ukraine compounding the economic pain.


Delhi’s Mundka Fire Victims Worried About Their Future

Delhi: Nearly 27 people with 21 being women were killed in the blaze near Mundka metro station, after fire engulfed a building where motivational programme was going on.

16 May 2022

Sifting through grains

US Buying Grain Shipment From Ukraine For Hungry Regions: UN

United Nations said the keenly awaited first aid ship from Ukraine is carrying 23,000 metric tons of grain, enough to feed 1.5 million people on full rations for a month.

20 August 2022

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Record Number Of People Suffered Acute Food Insecurity In 2021:UN

According to The United Nations, a 'toxic triple combination' of conflict, weather extremities and the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic caused food insecurity to almost 193 million people in 53 countries.

04 May 2022

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01 May 2022
Meet The Robin Hood Army Leading A Zero-Fund Fight Against Hunger

Meet The Robin Hood Army Leading A Zero-Fund Fight Against Hunger

Members of the voluntary Robin Hood Army throw light on whether the pandemic changed attitudes towards donating leftovers.


18 April 2022
Meet Somdip Dey, The Indian Scientist Who Is Changing The World By Fighting Wastage Of Food

Meet Somdip Dey, The Indian Scientist Who Is Changing The World By Fighting Wastage Of Food

Given his experience with food waste and hunger, while pursuing his PhD at the University of Essex, U.K. in 2020, he co-developed the Nosh app, an artificial...


16 April 2022
Poems: Philosophy Of A War

Poems: Philosophy Of A War

In times of war, how do you divide your enemies? What happens when you keep the names of your small desires in your jacket’s pocket? At dusk, when darkness...


13 April 2022
Meet Joban Randhawa, The Australia Administrator Of Sikh Aid Who Is Changing Lives Overseas As Well

Meet Joban Randhawa, The Australia Administrator Of Sikh Aid Who Is Changing Lives Overseas As Well

Joban Randhawa is associated with the NGO Sikh Aid and is involved in a plethora of social activities that are carried out by the organization. Being a part of...


25 March 2022
Ukraine Says 300 Killed In Russian Air Strike, Hunger Grips Cities

Ukraine Says 300 Killed In Russian Air Strike, Hunger Grips Cities

Ukraine War: The reported death toll came a day after US President Joe Biden and allied leaders promised that more military aid for Ukraine is on the way.


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03 February 2022
Afghanistan: Aid Workers Rush To Save Millions Amid Bitter Winter Cold

Afghanistan: Aid Workers Rush To Save Millions Amid Bitter Winter Cold

International aid organizations are scrambling to save millions of Afghanis as the cold weather has left them freezing, without food. A World Food Programme...


13 November 2021
Afghanistan: Can The Taliban Avert A Food Crisis Without Foreign Aid?

Afghanistan: Can The Taliban Avert A Food Crisis Without Foreign Aid?

The UN's World Food Program has warned that half of Afghanistan's population is facing an acute hunger crisis, with millions forced to choose between...


30 October 2021
UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.


19 October 2021
Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several...


15 October 2021
Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

India has slipped to 101st position from last year’s 94th position


17 September 2021
ACT4FOOD: Getting Young People Together To Improve Global Food Systems

ACT4FOOD: Getting Young People Together To Improve Global Food Systems

There is one agenda that cuts across various SDG’s and that’s of our Food Systems. Not only does it encapsulate ‘Zero Hunger’ and ‘Good Health and...


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19 April 2021
Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through...


15 April 2021
Instagram Influencers become force multipliers for “Reach Each Child” Campaign

Instagram Influencers become force multipliers for “Reach Each Child” Campaign

Here’s our tribute to four Instagram stars who helped promote the cause


20 March 2021
To Eradicate Malnutrition, We Must Start At The Grassroots

To Eradicate Malnutrition, We Must Start At The Grassroots

The various factors that contribute to malnutrition cannot be tackled by health professionals alone


25 January 2021
While 12.2 Crore People Lost Jobs, Indian Billionaires Grew Richer By 35% During Lockdown: Oxfam

While 12.2 Crore People Lost Jobs, Indian Billionaires Grew Richer By 35% During Lockdown: Oxfam

The report said the increase in wealth of the top 11 billionaires of India during the pandemic could sustain the rural job scheme MGNREGA for 10 years or the...


15 December 2020
Hunger Study Predicts 168,000 Pandemic-Linked Child Deaths

Hunger Study Predicts 168,000 Pandemic-Linked Child Deaths

Before the pandemic, the number of stunted children declined globally each year, from 199.5 million in 2000 to 144 million in 2019.


08 November 2020
UK Pulls A U-turn, Backs Soccer Star Marcus Rashford's Child Hunger Campaign

UK Pulls A U-turn, Backs Soccer Star Marcus Rashford's Child Hunger Campaign

Rashford's Twitter campaign asking the Conservative government to pay for free school meals for disadvantaged students over the holidays quickly gathered steam.


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