In Somalia, 8.3 million people are in urgent need of assistance due to widespread drought that has displaced 1.4 million people, most of whom are women and children.
Catholic aid agencies race to save millions in Somalia from ravages of drought
Priest reports that blockade of Tigray harms church’s humanitarian response
Relief agencies estimate that more than 5 million people are in urgent need of food and medical supplies.
Southern Madagascar drought leads to starvation; pandemic complicates aid
About 14,000 people in drought-ravaged southern Madagascar face starvation after exhausting all their options to cope, relief organization representatives said.
Pope criticizes cruelty of world marked by hunger, obesity, food waste
Resolving the global crises of world hunger and malnutrition demands a shift away from a distorted approach to food and toward healthier lifestyles and just economic practices, Pope Francis said in an Oct. 16 message.
Malnutrition in Venezuela at humanitarian crisis level, Caritas says
In the villages of Venezuela, the number of children suffering from malnutrition has risen to 48 percent and there are the classic images of starvation for children under 5 years of age.