hunger

World also on brink of ‘hunger pandemic,’ head of UN food agency says

The head of the UN food agency warned Tuesday that, as the world is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, it is also “on the brink of a hunger pandemic” that could lead to “multiple famines of biblical proportions” within a few months if immediate action isn’t taken. CBC | World News

Months-long drought leaves millions facing hunger in southern Africa

A months-long drought is affecting most of southern Africa, with the United Nations estimating more than 11 million people now face crisis levels of food insecurity in places like Zimbabwe and Mozambique, where two cyclones wiped out crops earlier this year. CBC | World News