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  Drought heightens seasonal food scarcity in Guatemala  A prolonged drought has worsened the hunger problem among Guatemala's heavily indigenous population   Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death'   More than 50,000 children in Somalia face death because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa'  Some 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and water shortages because of the strengthening weather phenomenon, the UN has sa... 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) Thousands risk starvation after government blockades Nile   Thousands of civilians in Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief... SE Asia migrants 'killed in fight for food' on boat   Migrants rescued from a sinking boat off Indonesia have said that about 100 people died after a fight broke out over the last remaining food Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food' Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  Vanuatu urgently needs food and relief supplies, officials said, days after Cyclone Pam caused massive damage across the Pacific nation CAR faces threat of food crisis 'Food needed' for 3.7m in S Sudan   Typhoon survivors go hungry despite aid Map of Tacloban Philippines  That help is coming, on military and civilian transports, by air and by sea. But much of it has been piling up at airports Starved Syrians flee Damascus suburb   US warns Syria over 'mass hunger'   The US has urged the Syrian government to allow immediate aid convoys to starving civilians cut off in rebel-held suburbs of Damascus Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'  Nearly 260,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2010 to 2012. Half of them were children under the age of five   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
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B. 2016-07-18 Nigeria Boko Haram: Children starving, warns Unicef Borno, Northern Nigeria
2. 2016-06-13 Drought heightens seasonal food scarcity in Guatemala Guatemala
3. 2016-02-08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Puntland, Somalia
4. 2015-11-10 El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa' East Africa
F. 2015-08-19 Yemen on brink of famine, says UN official Yemen
G. 2015-08-01 Thousands risk starvation after government blockades Nile Upper Nile, Southern Sudan
H. 2015-05-17 SE Asia migrants 'killed in fight for food' on boat Langsa, Aceh
2015-03-16 Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu 'needs food' Vanuatu, Melanesia
J. 2014-02-10 CAR faces threat of food crisis CAR

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  Nigeria Boko Haram: Children starving, warns Unicef   Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are suffering from severe malnutr... Drought heightens seasonal food scarcity in Guatemala Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa'
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Arab Countries East Africa Somalia
2016
02/08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing...
02/08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing...
02/08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing...
2015
08/19 Yemen on brink of famine, says UN official
11/10 El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southe...
Somalia
2015 2015
Somalia
2013
05/02 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'
05/02 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'
05/02 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'
2011
09/05 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
08/03 Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu
07/22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place
07/19 UN to declare famine in Somalia
09/05 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
08/03 Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu
07/22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place
07/19 UN to declare famine in Somalia
09/05 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
08/03 Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu
07/22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place
07/19 UN to declare famine in Somalia
2010
Arab Countries
2010 2010
Arab Countries
East Africa
2010 2010
East Africa
Somalia
2010 2010
Somalia
2009
03/24 U.N.: One million people at risk in Darfur
09/24 UN warns over East Africa hunger
08/27 U.N. seeks $230M to fight Kenya hunger
Somalia
2009 2009
Somalia
2008
11/15 U.N. agency in Gaza runs out of food
06/04 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine
01/23 Hijackings hit food distribution
01/21 UN says Gaza facing food shortage
06/04 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine
05/19 Ethiopian millions 'risk hunger'
06/04 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine
2007
Arab Countries
2007 2007
Arab Countries
East Africa
2007 2007
East Africa
Somalia
2007 2007
Somalia
2006
12/07 Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis
12/07 Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis
03/05 Time short food 'crisis'
12/07 Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis
2005
Arab Countries
2005 2005
Arab Countries
East Africa
2005 2005
East Africa
Somalia
2005 2005
Somalia
2004
10/15 '70,000 Darfur dead' since March
08/10 Starvation stalks youngest in Darfur
06/09 Children dying of hunger
East Africa
2004 2004
East Africa
Somalia
2004 2004
Somalia
2002
Arab Countries
2002 2002
Arab Countries
11/11 Famine threat to 15 million
Somalia
2002 2002
Somalia
2001
Arab Countries
2001 2001
Arab Countries
East Africa
2001 2001
East Africa
Somalia
2001 2001
Somalia

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  Nigeria Boko Haram: Children starving, warns Unicef Map of Borno Nigeria


July 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mon.   Northern Nigeria
  Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are suffering from severe malnutrition


June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.13   Guatemala


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.8   Somalia


year 2015 Top ^

Nov.10   East Africa
Aug.19   Yemen
Aug.1   Southern Sudan
May.17   Aceh
Mar.16   Melanesia


year 2014 Top ^

Feb.10   CAR
Feb.1   Southern Sudan


year 2013 Top ^

Nov.13   Southern Philippines
Oct.29   Damascus
Oct.18   Washington
May.2   Somalia


year 2012 Top ^

Aug.3  North Korea  N. Koreans in desperate need of food after floods
Jun.7  Southern Sudan  Violence, hunger plague South Sudan
Mar.8  West Africa  Oxfam warns of West Africa crisis
Feb.14  India  Food prices 'hit poor families'
Jan.18  Sudan  Sudan faces potential famine
Jan.17  East Africa  East Africa drought delay 'cost lives'
Jan.15  Somalia  Somali famine 'to kill thousands'


year 2011 Top ^

Sep.5   Somalia
  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area
Aug.13  Somalia  Somalia PM orders aid protection Aug.12  Somalia  U.N.: Not enough money to fight famine Aug.3   Somalia   Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Map of Mogadishu Somalia  Three more regions of Somalia have now been struck by famine, including the capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations announced Aug.2  Somalia  Al Qaeda affiliate threatens starving Jul.22   Somalia Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place  Islamist militants in Somalia have reversed a pledge to allow foreign aid agencies to operate in famine-struck regions in the nation Jul.20   Somalia   US to aid Islamist Somali areas  The US has said it will send aid to famine-hit areas of Somalia controlled by the Islamist group al-Shabab  Somalia  U.N. declares famine in southern Somalia Jul.19   Somalia UN to declare famine in Somalia
  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  Somalia  UN calls for aid inside Somalia Jul.5  Somalia  UNHCR in 'human tragedy' warning

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.16   North Korea N Korea facing hunger due to grain deficit
Sep.14  UN  World hunger down but still unacceptable Mar.8   Bangladesh Burma refugees 'face starvation'

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.22   North Korea N Korea food shortage 'desperate'
  A UN rights expert says the food situation is desperate, with aid from the World Food Program reaching only one-third of the hungry Oct.15   UN More than 1 billion going hungry, U.N. say
Sep.24   East Africa UN warns over East Africa hunger Sep.9   Guatemala Food crisis at emergency level Aug.27   Kenya U.N. seeks $230M to fight Kenya hunger Jul.9   Italy G8 summit to tackle food supplies Jun.19   UN 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 Mar.24   Darfur U.N.: One million people at risk in Darfur  More than one million people are at risk of losing food, water and shelter in coming months, following the expulsion of international aid gr...

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.27   Zimbabwe Children 'wasting away' - aid group
Nov.15   Gaza U.N. agency in Gaza runs out of food Jul.30   North Korea U.N.: Millions at risk in N.K. food crisis Jun.12   UN Security Council Zimbabwe is worsening, UN warns Jun.4   Somalia Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine May.22   UN 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 May.19   Ethiopia Ethiopian millions 'risk hunger' Feb.25   UN UN warns over food aid rationing Jan.23   Darfur Hijackings hit food distribution Jan.21   Gaza UN says Gaza facing food shortage Jan.4   Kabul Afghanistan appeals for food aid

year 2007 Top ^

Apr.6   Global Billions face climate change risk


year 2006 Top ^

Dec.7   Somalia Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis
Mar.5   Kenya Time short food 'crisis' Mar.4   Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 'running out of wheat'

year 2005 Top ^

Oct.10   Guatemala Guatemala faces food crisis
Sep.12   Niger Food aid is 'misdirected' Aug.9   Niger President denies hunger claims Aug.3  Niger  Lucky few get food Jul.31  Niger  U.N.: 2.5 million in Niger to get food aid Jul.20  UN  World 'ignores' Niger food crisis Jul.18   Niger Children starving to death
  3.6m people in Niger face severe food shortages caused by a drought and a plague of locusts
Jan.8  UN  UN upbeat on tsunami hunger aid

year 2004 Top ^

Oct.15  Darfur  '70,000 Darfur dead' since March Aug.10  Darfur  Starvation stalks youngest in Darfur Jun.9   Darfur Children dying of hunger  Hundreds of children have started to starve to death in war-torn province of Darfur Jun.2  Darfur  WHO seeks urgent action in Sudan Feb.8  North Korea  Food aid dries up

year 2002 Top ^

Nov.11  Ethiopia  Famine threat to 15 million

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.20  Afghanistan  120,000 children face famine
before year 2000
Jan. 1, 1994   North Korea   North Korean famine
  Together with the accompanying general economic crisis are known as the Arduous March, occurred in North Korea from 1994 to 1998