After three months without food, doctors warn that Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al Qiq risks organ failure and internal bleeding that could result in sudden death.
VICE News obtained video and photos from inside the tiny makeshift clinic in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya. The only doctor has been forced to flee and there are virtually no supplies.
At least five US citizens, including three American-born children, are struggling to survive a Hezbollah-imposed siege that has left Madaya sorely lacking in food and medicine — and with no means of escape.
A day after delivering food and supplies to Madaya, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for Syria said he saw people there that looked like "skeletons."
Madaya, 25 kilometers northwest of Damascus and 11 kilometers from the Lebanese border, has been besieged by Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah since July. Cut off from access to food, some residents in...
A UN and Red Cross convoy carrying food and supplies departed Damascus to relieve starvation conditions in the besieged town, while other convoys attempted to deliver aid to the towns of Foah and Kefraya near Idlib.
Sheila Jasanoff, a professor at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government recently argued that clichés of a “Starving Africa” are being used to push genetically modified foods as a cure for malnutrition.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we revisited the horrific story of the inmates who were stuck in the hellish Orleans Parish Prison.
It appears that South Sudan’s government is using hunger as a weapon of war against civilians in rebel-held parts of the country.
A report suggests that methamphetamine is increasingly becoming a weight loss drug of choice among a select few within North Korea.
The drought has caused more than a third of rice paddies to dry up, sparking fears of worsening food shortages in a country where the UN estimates a third of children are malnourished.
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