A convoy of trucks carrying food aid has entered the Tigray region, a territory controlled by forces against Ethiopia’s government, the first humanitarian convoy to do so since Dec. 15, the UN World Food Programme said.
“More and more children are going to bed hungry in Yemen,” says Catherine Russell, UNICEF's executive director.
Some 31 donors to Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund must approve fund transfer to World Food Program and UNICEF, Reuters news agency reports.
The holy month of Ramadan is an opportunity for us to rethink how we rear our food and its impact on society and our environment.
More than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability, a 20 percent increase in one year, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at UNSC meeting.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, though it comes not long after a splinter faction of Boko Haram warned civilians that they could be targeted if they helped humanitarian groups or the military.
US President Donald Trump announced that he would sign an executive order on Wednesday restricting immigration to the United States, where some 22 million people have lost their jobs.
The move follows after negotiations between the World Food Program and Iran-backed Houthi rebels stalled on an agreement to introduce controls to prevent the diversion of food away from the needy.
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