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20 million people in Yemen are hungry: UN official

The United Nations’ Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock recently stated that “20 million Yemenis are hungry,” CBS News reported. Speaking after having traveled to the country, Lowcock said that there has been a “dramatic deterioration” of the situation in Yemen, and that compared to 2017, 15% more of Yemen’s…

Five million children in Yemen at risk of famine: Save the Children

International NGO Save the Children has cautioned that five million children in Yemen are under threat due to potential famine, CNN reported. According to UAE state media, on Tuesday, September 18, the Saudi-led coalition mounted a campaign to retake the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, that is held by the Houthi rebels. According to Save…

Making a case for a Life without Hunger Challenges faced by Anganwadi Workers in the implementation of ICDS

Four years since the Modi government came to power and ‘Ache Din’ remain as elusive as ever, more so for the extremely vulnerable sections of India. Even as the government plans to build Shanghais out of small and big cities, the fact remains that a large section goes to sleep without a nibble of food.…

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