Monthly Archives: May 2023

2023 Conflict and Hunger Report

Globally, hunger and malnutrition have risen steadily since 2015, affecting around 800m people in 2021. As a result, the estimated cost of meeting humanitarian needs globally has risen by 25 per cent in the last year alone. The world is not on track to fulfil the global goal to end hunger by 2030. Download the […]

More than 85% of people facing hunger crises live in conflict-affected countries

New Action Against Hunger analysis shows how conflict drives food insecurity May 24, 2023 – Conflict and violence threatens food security for 85% of 258 million people in 58 countries, according to a new Action Against Hunger report, released today. In “No Matter Who’s Fighting, Hunger Always Wins,” the global nonprofit organization analyzes evidence from […]

Cyclone Mocha hit the coasts of the Bay of Bengal

© REUTERS/Jibon Ahmed On Sunday, Cyclone Mocha hit the coasts of the Bay of Bengal near Sittwe in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, and Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. Strong winds of up to 250 km/h and heavy rains caused considerable damage, particularly in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Despite multiple evacuations and efforts to mitigate the damage, […]

A Quarter of a Billion People Suffered from Acute Food Insecurity in 2022, Says New UN Report

Nearly 258 million people across 58 countries faced acute food insecurity in 2022, according to the latest edition of the 2023 Global Report on Food Crises. This figure grew by 65 million people compared to the previous year – an alarming 33% increase. Action Against Hunger calls on the global community to take immediate action. According to […]