Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says


World Food Programme
A woman receives food rations at a refugee camp in Kenya. Kate Holt/AusAID


Progress made in the past decade has been reversed, with climate extremes such as droughts and floods identified as a main cause. More here.

A Season of Smoke



At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...