The Invisible Crisis: Climate Change Drives Hunger in Southern Madagascar

United Nations published this video item, entitled “The Invisible Crisis: Climate Change Drives Hunger in Southern Madagascar” – below is their description. Southern Madagascar is experiencing its worst drought in four decades that has left an estimated 1.3 million people food insecure, warns the World Food Programme (WFP). Calling it a tragedy caused by the … Read more The Invisible Crisis: Climate Change Drives Hunger in Southern Madagascar

Lebanon, Myanmar, Ethiopia & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (12 July 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Lebanon, Myanmar, Ethiopia & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (12 July 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Food Systems Summit   – Ethiopia  – Biological Diversity  – ECOSOC  – Latin America/Covid-19  – Myanmar  – Lebanon   – Bosnia … Read more Lebanon, Myanmar, Ethiopia & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (12 July 2021)

Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray, WFP resumes operations

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray, WFP resumes operations” – below is their description. The United Nations World Food Programme says its teams are struggling to reach Ethiopia’s Tigray region by road and air. Ethiopia’s government declared a ceasefire this week, right before a major bridge in … Read more Ethiopia denies blocking aid to Tigray, WFP resumes operations

Colombia, Myanmar, Racism & other topics – Daily Briefing (28 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Colombia, Myanmar, Racism & other topics – Daily Briefing (28 June 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council  – Secretary-General/Terrorism  – Action For Peacekeeping   – Ethiopia – Gaza – Central African Republic – Racism  – Myanmar  … Read more Colombia, Myanmar, Racism & other topics – Daily Briefing (28 June 2021)

WFP says communities on verge of starvation in Madagascar after drought

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “WFP says communities on verge of starvation in Madagascar after drought” – below is their description. Communities in #Madagascar are on the verge of #starvation, with women and children walking for hours to reach food after the worst #drought in four decades devastated the south of the … Read more WFP says communities on verge of starvation in Madagascar after drought

Emergencies Preparedness: Meet F. Copper from WHO’s Department for Country Simulation Exercises

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Emergencies Preparedness: Meet F. Copper from WHO’s Department for Country Simulation Exercises” – below is their description. Frederik Copper is from the Netherlands, and joined the Headquarters of the World Health Organisation in 2016 from the UN World Food Programme (WFP), initially in Rome and later … Read more Emergencies Preparedness: Meet F. Copper from WHO’s Department for Country Simulation Exercises

Millions face hunger as food and fuel prices spike in coup-stricken Myanmar

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Millions face hunger as food and fuel prices spike in coup-stricken Myanmar” – below is their description. Myanmar’s economy has been paralysed since the ousting of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a military coup on February 1, 2021, worsening the plight of the country’s … Read more Millions face hunger as food and fuel prices spike in coup-stricken Myanmar

World Food Program China Representative on rural revitalization

CGTN published this video item, entitled “World Food Program China Representative on rural revitalization” – below is their description. #RoadtoXiaokang2021 #Yunnan When asked about the weaknesses #COVID-19 exposed in terms of poverty alleviation work on a global level, Qu Sixi, World Food Program (WFP) China Representative, shared his ideas with CGTN Digital at the international … Read more World Food Program China Representative on rural revitalization

Solidarity on Eid: UN Chief calls Yemeni Health Worker

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Solidarity on Eid: UN Chief calls Yemeni Health Worker” – below is their description. Yemen is enduring the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, resulting from six years of war between government forces and the Ansar Allah movement, known as the Houthis. On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, United Nations … Read more Solidarity on Eid: UN Chief calls Yemeni Health Worker

UN sounds alarm over dangerous famine threat in Madagascar

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “UN sounds alarm over dangerous famine threat in Madagascar” – below is their description. Famine threatens southern Madagascar after drought and sandstorms ruined harvests, reducing people to eating locusts and leaves, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel Got … Read more UN sounds alarm over dangerous famine threat in Madagascar

3.4 million more people could go hungry as Myanmar political crisis worsens, UN warns

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “3.4 million more people could go hungry as Myanmar political crisis worsens, UN warns” – below is their description. Food insecurity is rising sharply in Myanmar in the wake of a military coup and deepening financial crisis in the country, according to the United Nations. In … Read more 3.4 million more people could go hungry as Myanmar political crisis worsens, UN warns

3.3M Yemenis in ‘catastrophic humanitarian need’

CNN published this video item, entitled “3.3M Yemenis in ‘catastrophic humanitarian need’” – below is their description. CNN’s Becky Anderson speaks with International Rescue Committee CEO David Miliband about the catastrophic conditions in Yemen. Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia’s top diplomat announced a UN-backed proposal to end the six-year conflict in Yemen, including an offer … Read more 3.3M Yemenis in ‘catastrophic humanitarian need’

‘Time to end the war in Yemen’: World Food Programme (WFP) Chief – Press Conference (12 March 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “‘Time to end the war in Yemen’: World Food Programme (WFP) Chief – Press Conference (12 March 2021)” – below is their description. The head of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley said it is time to end the war in Yemen and allow the Yemeni people … Read more ‘Time to end the war in Yemen’: World Food Programme (WFP) Chief – Press Conference (12 March 2021)

Conflict & Food Security – UN Security Council Open Debate

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Conflict & Food Security – UN Security Council Open Debate” – below is their description. The Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 projects a historic level of food insecurity, with famine looming in several countries, due in large part to conflict, and with the World Food Programme (WFP) targeting more … Read more Conflict & Food Security – UN Security Council Open Debate

Italy asks UN for probe into killing of envoy in DR Congo

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Italy asks UN for probe into killing of envoy in DR Congo” – below is their description. #Italy’s foreign minister said on Wednesday he had asked the United Nations for an investigation into the #killing of its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo in an ambush. … Read more Italy asks UN for probe into killing of envoy in DR Congo