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Joel Berg on World Hunger Day and rising concerns for famine hit countries


Can famine in Africa be contained? – Inside Story


#CuriousGoat: Submit A Question About World Hunger And Famine : Goats and Soda : NPR

Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images Somali children walk to a food distribution on the outskirts of Mogadishu on April 9. April 21, 20173:51 PM ET  NPR Staff What do you want to know about world hunger? One thing we do know is … Continue reading

African Crisis Looming Over Threat of Famine

Associated Press Published on Mar 28, 2017 The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years is looming as three African countries are on brink of famine. (March 28) Food-matters

South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war

PBS NewsHour    Published on Mar 25, 2017 The country of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, but two years later, this new nation of 11 million people became embroiled in civil war. The conflict has led to … Continue reading

Somalia: 5 Killed in Car Bombing; 26 Starve to Death Amid Risk of Widespread Famine + 6,000 Refugees Rescued in Mediterranean over Last Few Days

HeadlinesMar 22, 2017 In Somalia, at least five people have died after a car bomb exploded at a security checkpoint near the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu. Ten more people were wounded in the blast. Meanwhile, Radio Mogadishu is … Continue reading

Omolola Adele-Oso on the famines in East Africa

CGTN America Published on Mar 13, 2017 To discuss the current humanitarian crisis in East African and the issues of aid reaching the region, CGTN’s Asieh Namdar spoke with Omolola Adele-Oso, Act4Accountability’s executive director. Food-matters  

South Sudan’s famine considered man-made

CGTN Africa Published on Mar 13, 2017 Famine is a scientific classification based on several factors. a food crisis can only be called a famine once certain criteria have been met. That includes at least 30 percent of a country’s … Continue reading

UN issues dire warning on famine

The National Published on Mar 11, 2017 Top UN official says famine in four countries could soon become the worst global crisis since the Second World War Food-matters

The Heat: Famine in South Sudan while food shortages threaten Nigeria

CGTN America Published on Mar 6, 2017 The violence and humanitarian crisis inside South Sudan has prompted some to label the world’s youngest country “Africa’s Syria.” CGTN’s Patrick Oyet reports. Food-matters