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Category: Hunger
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75,000 children at risk of starving to death in Nigeria within months: UN 1.1.1970 Sify News
[United Kingdom], Nov. 16 (ANI): The United Nations said on Tuesday that 75,000 children are at the risk of dying in "a few months" due to starvation in Nigeria following the Boko Haram insurgency
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Congress slams government's demonitisation move, calls it immature 1.1.1970 Sify News
[India], Nov. 15 (ANI): Terming the Centre's demonitisation decision as the most immature one in the last two-and-a-half years, the Congress party on Tuesday said it has stopped growth and
There will be no hunger, poverty in Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Bangladesh], Oct.26 (ANI): Upholding the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday that she wanted to see her
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Sharif seeks regional cooperation to end social ills 1.1.1970 Sify News
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday urged countries in the region to work jointly in changing the economic landscape of South Asia and help get people out of the clutches of poverty, illiteracy and other social ills.
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Iraqi military prepares crackdown on ISIS, asks Falluja residents to vacate 1.1.1970 Sify News
Iraqi military on Sunday asked the residents of ISIS-held Falluja city to flee their homes as they prepared for an operation to wipe out the terror group from the metropolis.
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Nepal launches 10-year plan to eradicate hunger 1.1.1970 Sify News
The Nepalese government has launched an action plan to eradicate hunger from the country by 2025, the media reported on Tuesday.
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Syria welcomes UN aid to besieged towns as children eat grass to survive 1.1.1970 Sify News
The Syrian Government has approved the United Nations bid for aid deliveries to three besieged towns in the country where children eat grass to survive.
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'India all for sustainability but developed world must do its bit' 1.1.1970 Sify News
India is committed to promoting sustainable development, but the developed countries must do their bit to push the world towards more supportable production and consumption patterns, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said here on Saturday.
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UN says 13 million affected by disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean. 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) : A staggering 13.2 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean were affected by disasters between January and October 2015, a report from the United Nations relief wing revealed, warning the situation could be further exacerbated by the current powerful El Niño.
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El Nino: 2.3 million Central Americans will need food aid, UN warns in latest alert 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 13 (Just Earth News/IBNS):Some 2.3 million people in Central America will need food aid as the current El Niño weather pattern, one of the strongest on record, exacerbates a prolonged drought, the United Nations warned on Thursday in the latest alert on the impact of the phenomenon which causes floods in parts of the world and drought in others.
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Millions of children's lives at stake as El Niño strengthens: UNICEF report 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): As a result of a strengthening El Niño, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is warning that an estimated 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and lack of water in eastern and southern Africa alone, as the weather phenomenon has left droughts and floods in its wake throughout parts of Asia, the Pacific and Latin America.
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UN launches 2016 International Year of Pulses, celebrating benefits of legumes 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Under the slogan 'nutritious seeds for a sustainable future,' the United Nations, led by its Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on Tuesday launched the 2016 International Year of Pulses to raise awareness about the protein power and health benefits of all kinds of dried beans and peas, boost their production and trade, and encourage new and smarter uses throughout the food chain.
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Food safety and trade should improve nutrition and boost development: UN agencies 1.1.1970 Sify News
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed on Monday to strengthen their cooperation to promote international food trade and safety in ways that improve nutrition and allow small-scale producers to have better access to international agricultural markets.
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South Sudan: UN launches nutrition screening as hunger threatens lives of children 1.1.1970 Sify News
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have stepped up their activities in South Sudan after the recently released Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) on Thursday revealed that nearly 237,000 children in the country are estimated to be suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
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UN official pleads for access to Yemeni city of Taiz to avert humanitarian tragedy 1.1.1970 Sify News
The World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday pleaded for the "safe and immediate access" to Taiz, where food aid last reached the besieged city in southern Yemen five weeks ago, warning that "if this situation continues the damage from hunger will be irreversible."
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UN agencies warn of deteriorating food security in Southern Madagascar 1.1.1970 Sify News
Leading food agencies of the United Nations warned that 46 per cent of the population from eight regions of Madagascar, comprising of 1.9 million people are food insecure, including 450,000 people who face chronic food insecurity.
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Global food accord aims to tackle hunger in protracted crises: UN agency 1.1.1970 Sify News
The first global agreement involving all stakeholders of food aid aims to "do business differently" in order to combat hunger and undernutrition among people living in protracted crises around the world, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday.
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Milan Expo: UN officials call for social protection and fairer food systems 1.1.1970 Sify News
Celebrating World Food Day at the Milan Expo 2015, senior United Nations officials joined leading figures in the global fight against hunger in an appeal to the international community to speed up efforts on eradicating hunger and improving the way food is produced and consumed.
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'Hunger is more than a lack of food – it is a terrible injustice,' says Ban 1.1.1970 Sify News
On World Food Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is underlining that "hunger is more than a lack of food—it is a terrible injustice," while reaffirming the global community’s commitment to work together “to end hunger in our lifetime.”
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Food distribution for 3.5 mn Bangladesh students 1.1.1970 Sify News
The Bangladesh government in association with the World Food Programme is distributing free food items to 3.5 million primary students in the country, officials said on Thursday.
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