PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 10:59 PM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres said that 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 -- and “projections for 2021 point to a continuation of this frightening trend.”
Reuters | , New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:08 PM IST
United Nations hopes to raise some $3.85 billion at a virtual pledging event to avert what Lowcock says would be a large-scale "man-made" famine, the worst the world will have seen for decades.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 08:44 PM IST
The secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council, told Reuters, "Pompeo must detail how the US government will not bring fuel to an already burning crisis by making our aid difficult and dangerous," adding that four in five Yemeni need some form of humanitarian assistance.
Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 11:15 PM IST
Previous attempts to study 18th and 19th century droughts have been limited to meteorological droughts caused by failure of rains.
The New York Times | By The New York Times
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 10:33 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 11:03 AM IST
Native American leaders said the animals were searching for water to stay alive and in the process, burrowed themselves into the mud and couldn’t escape because they were weak.