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# Famine

Last month
March 2024
UN Human Rights Chief: 'Plausible' that Israel is using starvation as weapon of war
Twelve people reportedly drowned trying to wade into the sea to get aid packages that went astray.
Hamas has called on the United States to stop its airdrop deliveries of aid into Gaza.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has announced the formation of a new Cabinet as it faces international pressure to reform.
Opinion: Israel's actions in Gaza have weakened our humanity — a ceasefire must come now
Karol Balfe
Biden to announce plans for US military to build temporary Gaza port for aid deliveries
Israeli forces turn away 14-truck UN food convoy headed into Gaza as famine 'almost inevitable'
This year
More than 30,000 people have been killed in Gaza since 7 October, health ministry says
Mediators say a truce deal between Israel and Hamas could be just days away.
Aid agencies have raised serious concerns of a looming famine in Gaza's north.
Negotiators are hoping a truce can begin by the start of Ramadan in March.
However, a senior Hamas official told Al Jazeera that there is still a long way to go because an agreement could be reached.
Last year
UN Security Council passes resolution for acceleration of aid into Gaza after days of negotiations
It comes after the UN warned that the entire population of Gaza faces “an imminent risk of famine”.
Ireland has a moral duty to those seeking asylum, says President Higgins
All time
Peter Power: Climate change risking famine in Somalia and beyond as global leaders dither
Peter Power
Opinion: Famine is now threatening millions in Africa just as it once did in Ireland
Gillian Barnett
Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
Paul O'Brien
Opinion: 'My daughter didn’t make it. She didn’t have enough food. The life left her'
Miriam Donohoe
Census 2022: Initial results show population of Ireland at highest figure since 1841
People in famine conditions in war-torn Yemen projected to increase five-fold this year, UN warns
Tony Blair's 1997 Famine message was ghost-written by aides as he couldn't be contacted
President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration
Extract: 'To the British government, the Famine was a threat to public order'
Gillian O'Brien
World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize
'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns
Commemoration of the Great Famine to take place in Arizona
Ending long All-Ireland wait is the aim for Rebels this year, insists John Meyler
Breakthrough in Yemen conflict as ceasefire to take place at key port
'We need real help': Doctors despair as orphaned babies die in famine-struck Yemen
Famine film Black 47 has made over €1 million at the Irish box office
'I felt like there was a curse over the thing': What it was like making Ireland's first Famine feature film
Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne
Hollywood rejected Irish famine film in the 90s because it was 'too heavy'
The fascinating story of the Achill Island preacher, the Famine, and the Prelate
18th century coffin carrier used in workhouses during Irish famine on display
Varadkar to thank Choctaw Nation for support during Famine
Irish famine memorial in New York reopens to public after $5 million dollar renovation
A film about the Irish famine premiered this week and the reviews are... mixed
Double Take: The little-known Dublin plaque to an unsung hero of the Famine
First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine
17 million in Yemen need food - now hospitals and water pumps will run out of fuel in three weeks
The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours
Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine
Pics: The world's largest exhibition of Famine-related art is coming to Ireland
How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine
'It would make you wonder has anything changed?': Over a century later, Ireland still can't shake its eviction past