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10.01.00 – FOOD AND NUTRITION

CAMEROON / BOKO HARAM

Violence by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria is forcing people from their homes and across borders, creating a regional food and nutrition crisis. Close to 200,000 people are seeking refuge in neighbouring countries. Cameroon alone hosts more than 100,000 internally displaced people – that figure has more than tripled since the beginning of the year. [...]

1 Jun 2015 | Read More »

FAO / WORLD HUNGER

A new United Nations report says the number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1992 – or around one person out of every nine. FAO / FILE

27 May 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FOOD INSECURITY

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) warned that South Sudan is facing the worst levels of food insecurity in the country's history because of a combination of conflict, high food prices and a worsening economic crisis. WFP

27 May 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / WATER SHORTAGES

The conflict in Yemen has left the population short on dependable water supplies, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / HRC RIGHT TO FOOD

The Special Rapporteur on the right to food Hilal Elver said as a region, Latin America has made 'impressive' progress in developing legal structures to promote the right to food for its citizens, as have areas in Africa and South Asia. UNTV CH

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

WHO / SUGAR INTAKE

The World Health Organization issued a new guidance recommending adults and children to reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. WHO

4 Mar 2015 | Read More »

WFP / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

Violence by armed groups in Northern Nigeria is causing large numbers of people to flee into neighboring countries, straining already stretched communities and services in poor areas of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. WFP

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FOOD SECURITY

A new United Nations report revealed that roughly 731,000 people in Somalia face acute food insecurity. A further 2.3 million people risk sliding into acute food insecurity in 2015. UNSOM

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / LOCUST CRISIS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calls for urgent funds to address the ongoing threat posed to food security and nutrition. FAO

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

WFP / EBOLA WOMEN

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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