Saturday, 18 September 2021

Tag Archives: Global hunger

WHO warns worst of coronavirus yet to come

GENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the “worst is yet ahead [of] us” from the novel coronavirus outbreak. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a video conference that the world must act together on a national and global scale to overcome the pandemic. He ...

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Climate extremes ‘key driver’ behind rising global hunger: UN

UN: Extreme weather events were a leading cause of global hunger rising last year, with women, babies, and old people particularly vulnerable to the worsening trend, a UN report said. Increasingly frequent shocks such as extreme rainfall or temperatures, as well as droughts, storms, and floods, helped push the number ...

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