Archive for December 31st, 2019

31/12/2019

World Food Programme Calls for Increased Support as Eight Million in Zimbabwe Face Hunger

Human Wrongs Watch

30 December 2019 (UN News)*The World Food Programme (WFP) is calling on countries to step up support to Zimbabwe, where millions of people are facing hunger brought on by prolonged drought and economic meltdown. Nearly eight million people, or roughly half the population, are not getting enough to eat, the UN agency said on Monday [30 December 2019]. 

WFP/Matteo Cosorich | Millions of Zimbabweans have been pushed into hunger by prolonged drought and an economic crisis.
31/12/2019

Displaced by the Climate Crisis: Voices from the Field

Human Wrongs Watch

December 2019 (OXFAM International)*The climate crisis is already forcing millions of people from their land and homes, and putting many more at risk of displacement in the near future. Supercharged storms, more intense and prolonged droughts, floods, rising seas and other climate-fueled disasters such as cyclones or wildfires all worsen the lives of vulnerable people and increase the likelihood of being forced to move.

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