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Nearly half of Yemenis face acute food insecurity, UN says, pushing country closer to famine

FRANCE 24 English Dec 3, 2020 Famine-like conditions have re-appeared in parts of Yemen and almost half the population is experiencing high levels of food insecurity, new United Nations data showed on Thursday, with aid agencies warning time is running … Continue reading

A Crisis Made in America: Yemen on Brink of Famine After U.S. Cuts Aid While Fueling War

Democracy Now! Published on Sep 17, 2020 The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is deepening amid the pandemic and cuts to international aid from the United States and its allies, leaving millions of Yemenis facing famine after years of a brutal … Continue reading

Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World: Mike Davis

  Bestselling, magisterial melding of global environmental history and global political history. Winner of the World History Association Book Award. Examining a series of El Niño-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned around the globe in the last third … Continue reading

The Third Horseman: A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot: Rosen, William

The incredible true story of how a cycle of rain, cold, disease, and warfare created the worst famine in European history—years before the Black Death, from the author of Justinian’s Flea and the forthcoming Miracle Cure In May 1315, it … Continue reading

Seeds of Famine: Ecological Destruction and the Development Dilemma in the West African Sahel (Landmark studies): Richard W. Franke, Barbara H. Chasin

The 4 man-made famines threatening 20 million people

Vox Published on Jun 12, 2017 Fighters are using hunger as a weapon. Jane Ferguson’s reporting in Africa was supported with a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Read more: https://www.vox.com/world/2017/6/1/15… It’s why South Sudan’s famine is man-made. … Continue reading

Kathy Kelly: Trump Sides with Saudis & U.S. Defense Contractors While Yemeni Children Face Famine

Published on Nov 15, 2018 Democracy Now! https://democracynow.org – Yemeni and international organizations have called for an “immediate cessation of hostilities” in Yemen, warning that 14 million people are now “on the brink of famine.” UNICEF is warning that the … Continue reading

On brink of ‘worst famine in 100 years’ – BBC News

BBC News Published on Oct 15, 2018 The United Nations is warning that 13 million people in Yemen are facing starvation. It’s calling on the military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, to halt air strikes which are killing civilians, and … Continue reading

The 4 man-made famines threatening 20 million people

Vox Published on Jun 12, 2017 Fighters are using hunger as a weapon. Jane Ferguson’s reporting in Africa was supported with a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Read more: https://www.vox.com/world/2017/6/1/15… Food-Matters

MINI ICE AGE IS COMING – Global Unrest, Famine, Mass Migration, Increased Vulcanism, Flooding

Oppenheimer Ranch Project Published on Aug 17, 2017 The Little Ice Age, following the historically warm temperatures of the Medieval Warm Period, which lasted from about AD 950 to 1250, has been attributed to natural cycles in solar activity, particularly … Continue reading