Coronavirus is causing 10,000 more children to die of hunger per month globally: UN

The lean season is coming for Burkina Faso’s children. And this time, the long wait for the harvest is bringing a hunger more ferocious than most have ever known. That … Read More

At least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America due to coronavirus: UN

The U.N. World Food Program is warning that upward of at least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, shuttering people in … Read More

Coronavirus: Officials failed to protect Montreal’s vulnerable neighbourhoods, activists say

Some of Montreal’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods appear to be bearing the brunt of the city’s COVID-19 numbers, leading community organizers to question why more wasn’t done to protect them. Montreal … Read More

Coronavirus: $90B could support 700M of world’s poor, UN official says

The U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday that $90 billion could provide income support, food and a health response to the coronavirus pandemic for 700 million of the world’s most vulnerable … Read More

Nearly half a billion people may end up in poverty due to coronavirus crisis: report

The fallout from the coronavirus spread that has killed more than 83,000 people and wreaked havoc on economies around the world could push around half a billion people into poverty, … Read More

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