Famine risk is real for 14 areas of Sudan amid ongoing fighting

The risk of widespread famine in Sudan caused by war there was confirmed on Thursday by leading hunger experts who warned that the country faces “the worst levels of acute food insecurity ever recorded”, with no less than 14 areas at the highest level of risk. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/06/1151546
Famine risk is real for 14 areas of Sudan amid ongoing fighting

World Food Day: Another year of global record hunger looms amid food and climate crisis

13 Oct 2022

The world is at risk of yet another year of record hunger as the global food crisis continues to drive more people into worsening levels of acute food insecurity, The World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Thursday.

South Sudan: Conflict and climate crisis drives rising hunger

03 Nov 2022

The number of people in South Sudan who are going hungry is at the highest level ever, UN agencies said in their latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report, issued on Thursday.  


UN looks to address ‘unprecedented catastrophic levels’ of food insecurity 

04 Oct 2021

The world currently faces unprecedented catastrophic levels of acute food insecurity, according to UN agencies, and around $6.6 billion is needed urgently, to support 41 million in danger of sliding into famine.