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UN: 'We Stand No Chance of Ending Hunger' Without Peace

Conflict is worsening global starvation, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as it called for greater peace-building efforts to end hunger for almost 500 million people living in war zones. In the world's eight hungriest countries, at least one in four people do not have enough to eat, two U.N. agencies said in a report to the Security Council on Monday. The greatest needs in Yemen where 60 percent of the population — 17 million people — face acute hunger, followed by South Sudan,...

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