#famine

  1. Sudan's Agony Continues Unabated While World Watches | Opinion

    By Mohamed El-Bendary The brutal civil war which broke out in Khartoum in April 2023 between two leading generals of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) is having devastating consequences on the Sudanese people, with humanitarian aid lat
  2. Sudan: Sudan Facing 'Inferno of Brutal Violence' - UN

    By DW [DW] The UN's humanitarian coordinator for Sudan said residents of the country were at risk of famine as the rainy season approaches. The violence between the army and paramilitary forces has made it hard to deliver aid. People in Sudan are "trapped in an inferno of brutal vio
  3. Sudan: WFP Warns Window Is Closing to Prevent Famine in War-Torn Sudan

    By Margaret Besheer / VOA [VOA]United Nations -- The World Food Program warned Wednesday that the threat of famine is growing for 5 million Sudanese in parts of the country affected by war. "Commitments made by all parties to facilitate humanitarian access urgently need to be trans
  4. Joe Biden has done more than arm Israel. Leaked documents reveal his own officials see him as complicit in Gaza’s devastating famine

    By Richard Hall,Bel Trew and Andrew Feinberg President Joe Biden and his administration have been accused of being complicit in enabling a famine in Gaza by failing to sufficiently act on repeated warnings from their own experts and aid agencies. Interviews with current and former
  5. Sudan: Countless Lives At Stake in Sudan's El Fasher, Warn UN Aid Teams

    By UN News [UN News] Reports have been coming in that a hospital in Sudan's North Darfur has been damaged in a heavy uptick of hostilities, leaving two youngsters dead and fanning renewed famine fears, UN aid teams have said . According to UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths,
  6. Sudan: Early Warning Systems Network Warns of Famine

    By Dabanga [Dabanga]Washington, DC -- In its latest Sudan Food Security Alert, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) warns that parts of the country are facing a risk of Famine as the ongoing war between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RS
  7. UN accuses Israel of denying Gaza aid access as famine takes hold

    By: Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -A top U.N. official on Sunday accused Israel of continuing to deny the United Nations humanitarian access in the Gaza Strip, where the U.N. food chief warned a "full-blown famine" has taken hold in the north of the enclave of 2.3 million pe
  8. How Much Aid Is Actually Reaching Gazans?

    The chief economist of the U.N.’s World Food Programme on imminent famine and what’s needed to avoid it. By Isaac Chotiner At the end of April, David Satterfield, the Biden Administration’s envoy for humanitarian aid in the Middle East, announced that the flow of food and medicine
  9. Gaza Aid Worker Recounts Bullets Hitting Convoy as Threats Persist After World Central Kitchen Attack

    On Tuesday, #UNICEF 's #humanitarian #convoy was hit by live #ammunition on the way to deliver life-saving aid to north Gaza. UNICEF spokesperson Tess #Ingram tells TIME in a phone call from #Rafah on Sunday about a harrowing and unsuccessful attempt to get aid to north Gaza a wee
  10. May 8 Biden's Deadline & Wishful Thinking : "Israel’s Assurances that its Military Campaign has Not Violated US or International Humanitarian Law." Outlawed!

    #Biden #administration is feeling the heat to deliver an end to the conflict. Reports of #famine , a #Gaza death toll that according to local health authorities now exceeds 33,000 and the specter of a #Rafah offensive have put the president under increasing pressure at home — most