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Rich countries' aid to West Africa to cope with climate change is insufficient and dangerously worsening debt levels

Tags: Climate Change

Rich countries and multilateral donors have so far mobilized only 7 per cent of the estimated $198.88 billion that West African countries need by 2030 to cope with the climate…

800% increase in UN appeal needs for extreme weather-related emergencies over last 20 years – new Oxfam research

Tags: Climate Change

The amount of money needed for UN humanitarian appeals involving extreme weather events like floods or drought is now eight times higher than 20 years ago – and donors are…

West Africa faces its worst food crisis in 10 years, with over 27 million people already suffering from hunger

Tags: Hunger

An additional 11 million people could be pushed to hunger just over the next three months West Africa is hit by its worst food crisis in a decade, with 27…

Conflict, Climate Change and COVID-19 Drive Extreme Hunger

Tags: Climate Change, Conflict and War, Hunger

The effects of conflict, COVID-19 and climate change have intensified the global hunger crisis. Here are some of the world's hunger hotspots.

Woman in black hijab with her four children sitting in a circle around a metal pan that has pieces of potatoes divided amount each other. Woman is peeling the potatoes sitting in front of faded blue concrete wall and stone floor.

5 hotspots where COVID-19 is making people hungry

Tags: Hunger

Oxfam estimates that up to 12,000 people a day could die from hunger driven by the pandemic. That could mean more deaths from hunger than from the virus itself.

A woman with brown skin, brown eyes and dark hair is holding her young child and wearing a blue surgical mask and a red dress and headscarf.

World Food Day in Chad: Oxfam talks to the forgotten people within a silent crisis

More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place where only ten doctors are currently working and the international community has only…

UN Summit on Refugees Likely to Fall Short

Governments may be patting themselves on the back when they attend Monday’s UN summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York, but their political commitments are falling far short of…

Unwrapped Stories: Miriam Maussa’s chicken cooperative

With climate change, the droughts in Chad are getting longer and rainfall less predictable, making farming an ever more precarious enterprise for people living in this landlocked country. But a…

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