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War, famine and cholera: Is no one able to help Yemen?

Al Jazeera English Published on Jul 13, 2017 The war in Yemen has been called The Perfect Storm. The Arab world’s poorest country is on the brink of famine and struggling with the world’s worst outbreak of cholera. The UN … Continue reading

From heatwaves to hurricanes, floods to famine: seven climate change hotspots | Environment | The Guardian

Mapping the world’s climate hot spots and identifying where the impacts will be the greatest is increasingly important for governments and those who need to prioritise resources. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters John Vidal Friday 23 June 2017 12.00 BST It could … Continue reading

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