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War and conflict

News / 25th February 2022

The head of the U.N. food agency has warned that 13 million Yemenis are headed for starvation due to a protracted civil conflict and a lack of funding for humanitarian aid.

Blog / 19th January 2022

Just a fraction of the giant amount spent on the world's military - 2,000,000,000,000 US dollars - could meet the UN's major funding appeals for ending starvation and tackling the coronvirus pandemic, writes Baher Kamal for IPS news.

News / 16th December 2021

Over 50 Nobel laureates across the globe have come together and signed an open letter for all the countries to cut their military spending by 2 percent a year for the next five years.

News / 14th December 2021

A total of 274 million people worldwide will need emergency aid and protection in 2022, a 17 per cent increase compared with this year, the UN has reported. 

News / 16th October 2021

A “toxic cocktail” comprising the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis, and “increasingly severe and protracted” violent conflicts is contributing to the reversal of progress in eliminating hunger, according to the 2021 Global Hunger Index.

Report / 13th July 2021

毎分11人が飢餓で死亡している可能性があり、現在COVID-19の死亡者数を上回っている、とオックスファムは警告しています。

Report / 12th July 2021

11 people are likely dying every minute from hunger, now outpacing COVID-19 fatalities, warns Oxfam.

News / 5th May 2021

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and needing urgent life and livelihood-saving assistance has hit a five-year high in 2020 in countries beset by food crises, according to the findings of an annual report by the Global Network Against Food Crises.

News / 5th May 2021

食料危機に対するグローバルネットワーク(GNAFC)の年次報告書によると、深刻な食料不安に直面し、緊急の生命と生計を救うための援助を必要とする人々の数は、食料危機に悩まされている国々で2020年に5年ぶりの高水準に達しました。

Blog / 4th May 2021

Imagine what could be achieved if just a portion of the money spent on military expenditures were pooled into a global fund, and redirected towards ending hunger and massively investing in public health systems.