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# Hunger

Last year
2022
# warning
UN warns millions in Haiti facing acute hunger
A report said unrelenting crises have trapped 4.7 million Haitians ‘in a cycle of growing desperation’.
# Food Crisis
World hunger at 'catastrophic' levels amid 'toxic cocktail' of conflict, climate change and Covid
44 countries around the world are currently suffering serious or alarming levels of hunger.
# Hunger
Ulster's appetite for improvement is driving team forward - McFarland
Ulster have now won three out of four in this season’s URC.
Voices
Opinion: Famine is now threatening millions in Africa just as it once did in Ireland
World Vision Ireland’s Gillian Barnett says millions face a terrifying reality now as crops fail and animals die.
# Cost of Living
'She didn't eat for 4 days to feed her baby': Irish foodbanks pushed to the limit
19% of adults had skipped meals or reduced portion size so their family can eat enough, according to Barnardos.
Voices
Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine
Plan International Ireland’s Dualta Roughneen highlights the effects of food shortages on the most vulnerable in Africa.
# Hunger
Conflict, climate crisis and Covid-19 escalate child malnutrition emergency - UNICEF
One in every five deaths around the world in children under age 5 is caused by severe acute malnutrition, according to a new report.
# Hunger
Klopp says Liverpool must be ‘ready to fight’ for vital win over Man United
The Reds have the chance to move above title rivals Man City if they secure three points at Anfield tomorrow.
Voices
Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away
We watched in horror as the Taliban retook Kabul, but cannot turn our backs on Afghans, writes Rosamond Bennett.
All time
Voices
Opinion: Christmas looks a little different in Somalia where tens of thousands search for food
Trócaire’s Paul Healy tells of a different Christmas in Somalia this year, among those struggling to stay alive.
Voices
Opinion: Today's UN food summit in New York cannot become just another talking shop
Caoimhe de Barra of Trócaire says humanity must act as one on ending hunger and malnutrition.
# World Food Programme
Hunger will rise in 23 global hotspots in next three months, warns UN
A catastrophic situation has been predicted in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region, southern Madagascar, Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria.
# the knock on effects
Hunger linked to Covid-19 could cause 12,000 deaths a day by the end of the year, Oxfam says
Oxfam said millions are in danger of dying from hunger on a planet that produces more than enough food for everyone.
# Coronavirus
World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns
The Covid-19 pandemic could nearly double the number of people around the world facing acute hunger to 265 million.
# Emotions
What makes someone go from being hungry to hangry? Scientists may have found out
The combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an interplay of biology, personality and environmental cues.
# Hunger
Taste of silverware intensifies trophy chase with Munster, says CJ Stander
The Ireland number eight admitted the squad put themselves through a ‘tough’ and ‘honest’ review in an effort to hit their straps against Edinburgh this weekend.
# Hunger
'I'm not Pochettino' – Wenger refuses to give up on Arsenal's title chances
The Gunners boss pointed out one difference between him and his Tottenham rival and hopes his side’s recent defeat angers his players.
# Hunger
Schmeichel: There'll be no title-winning hangover for Leicester City
Leicester City have not lost their hunger to win, according to the goalkeeper.
# Ruthless
'We're not happy with our performance' - Jones wants more from England
Jones’ men whitewashed the Wallabies but he is still not satisfied.
# Hunger
Racing playmaker seeking revenge in Champions Cup final against Saracens
Last season’s quarter-final exit was a tough one to take for the Top 14 side
# wasteful
Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?
France introduced a similar law recently.
# Hunger
A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food
A full third of Irish parents with young children are concerned about feeding their family.
# eat up
Are your little ones fussy eaters? Here's how to make dinnertime feel less like a raging battle
Child and adolescent psychotherapist Colman Noctor gave us some top tips for parents.
# I AM THE CAPTAIN NOW
'Captain Phillips' pirate star says there's more to Somalia than war, drought and hunger
As a pirate he was terrifying, but the actor says the country is in the process of being rebuilt.
# Hunger
Dream of child with dying mother 'to have food and go to school' started Mary's Meals
The founder of the charity is today receiving a human rights award on behalf of the Oireachtas-based Human Dignity Group.
# food banks
Archbishop of Canterbury warns over hunger in Britain
A huge number of people in Britain have been forced to use food banks.
# wounded
Munster defeat still nagging at 'patchy' Leinster
Sean Cronin says the inter-pro defeat is a low from from which Leinster must rise above.
# Hunger
'If famine comes to South Sudan it will come through the barrel of a gun'
Irish aid agencies are warning that the conflict could cause a famine by early next year.
Voices
Opinion: A world without hunger is everyone’s business – let's put things right
The picture is clear: without adequate food and proper nutrition, a child will not live, learn and grow up to lead a healthy and productive life.
# Missing Out
Teachers see a worrying rise in Irish children coming to school hungry
Missing breakfast is causing kids to lose six weeks of learning each year.
# The 9 at 9
The 9 at 9: Monday
It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# so hangry
The 9 harrowing stages of coping with last night's Just-Eat outage
Chaos. Utter chaos.
Voices
Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon
A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.
# Hunger
Luke Fitzgerald: ‘I felt very unfulfilled with how my career had gone’
The Leinster wing has worked hard to stop overrunning passes, but he still wants to play outside centre.
# O Come All Ye Faithful
11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass
Because Christmas Mass is vastly different to ordinary Mass.
# food poverty
This map shows food poverty 'is a reality in every county in Ireland'
Two unions are calling on the government to provide aid to organisations offering food assistance to those struggling this Christmas.
# Typhoon
Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store
A large crowd of hungry survivors carried away more than 100,000 bags of rice.
# world hunger day
Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world
Today is World Hunger Day, and this year’s theme centres on food security and nutrition.
# Hunger
Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990
Nineteen countries have been identified as suffering from alarming levels of hunger.
# hunger pains
Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping
The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.