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  UN officials: Yemen could face famine if no immediate action  The escalating conflict has left two-thirds of the population in need of humanitarian aid and the country could face famine this year Yemen on brink of famine, says UN official  Months of conflict in Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of famine, according to a head of the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) U.N.: Not enough money to fight famine   Somalia: The United Nations is desperately trying to convince donors to get generous with their pocketbooks in order to stave off further suffering U.N. declares famine in southern Somalia  The United Nations warned that the suffering could rapidly spread without a massive and immediate international response UN to declare famine in Somalia
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  UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945
  Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine

year 2017 Top ^

  Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades 'with millions of victims' if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned
  The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid 'a catastrophe'


year 2015 Top ^


year 2011 Top ^

  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century
Jul.9   UN calls for aid inside Somalia  The head of the UN refugee agency, Antonio Guterres, says he wants aid agencies to go into Somalia to help drought victims

year 2010 Top ^

Sep.14 World hunger down but still unacceptable  Improving economies in developing nations is allowing more people to eat better, but the nearly 1 billion will still face chronic hunger this...

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.15   More than 1 billion going hungry, U.N. say
  World Food Programme: The global economic crisis has caused a spike in world hunger that has left more than a billion undernourished Sep.24 UN warns over East Africa hunger
  More than 20 million people in the Horn of Africa need food aid because of two years of poor rainfall, the World Food Program Sep.16 UN World Food Program issues appeal  The program appealed for $3 billion in donations, blaming the world economic crisis for a surge in demand and a drop in donations Aug.27 U.N. seeks $230M to fight Kenya hunger  The 3-year failure of annual rains has reduced crop output, the main source of food for the country of 37 million, and prompted power rationing Aug.19   5 million Zimbabweans face starvation  The 'humanitarian situation remains serious' in Zimbabwe amid cholera, starvation and a continuing economic crisis, a UN official said Jun.19 World hunger 'hits one billion'
  One billion people throughout the world suffer from hunger, a number which has increased by 100 million because of the global financial crisis
Jan.28 U.N.: Myanmar faces food shortage  Myanmar is facing a food shortage largely due to last year's deadly Cyclone Nargis, which destroyed nearly all the rice crops in the delta

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.9 High food prices creating more hunger. Global Nov.15 U.N. agency in Gaza runs out of food
  A United Nations aid agency whose supply lines have been cut off couldn't help Gaza residents seeking humanitarian assistance Oct.1 UN warns over Zimbabwe food aid Sep.19 E Africa needs $700m aid, says UN. East Africa Jun.12 Zimbabwe is worsening, UN warns  UN Security Council: Briefing the security Council, the top UN humanitarian official says up to four million people - a third of the population - needing aid May.22 U.N.: Poor could pay 40% more for food
  The world's poorest countries could pay 40% more for food this year than they did last year because of rising prices
Jan.21 UN says Gaza facing food shortage   UN food aid to about 860,000 people in the Strip will have to be suspended within days if Israel's blockade continues

year 2005 Top ^

Jul.31 U.N.: 2.5 million in Niger to get food aid  The United Nations has more than doubled the number of Niger people it plans to feed Jul.20   World 'ignores' Niger food crisis  The UN top aid official has accused the international community of neglecting the crisis Jan.8   UN upbeat on tsunami hunger aid  World Food Programme is optimistic that none of the survivors of the Asian tsunami will lose their lives to hunger

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B. 2017-11-08 Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine Yemen
C. 2017-03-10 UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945 UN
3. 2017-01-26 UN officials: Yemen could face famine if no immediate action Yemen
4. 2015-08-19 Yemen on brink of famine, says UN official Yemen
F. 2011-08-12 U.N.: Not enough money to fight famine Somalia
G. 2011-07-20 U.N. declares famine in southern Somalia Somalia
2011-07-19 UN to declare famine in Somalia Somalia
I. 2011-07-09 UN calls for aid inside Somalia Somalia
J. 2010-09-14 World hunger down but still unacceptable UN

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