In the largest slum in the capital of Kenya, people desperate to eat sparked a scramble with a recent gift of flour and cooking oil, killing dozens injured and two dead.
Thousands of workers in India line up twice a day for bread and fried vegetables to fight hunger.
And across Colombia, poor households are hanging red clothes and flags on their windows and balconies to show they are hungry.
“We have no money, and now we have to survive,” said Pauline Karushi, who lost his job in a jewelry store in Nairobi and lives in two bedrooms with his child and four other parents. “It means not eating a lot. “