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Guiuan, Philippines. It's been a month since super typhoon Haiyan's first landfall in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, a small fishing town at the southernmost tip of Eastern Visayas, Philippines.
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A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilization, a study said Tuesday.
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HARARE, 11 December 2013 - The drying-up of credit lines to the Zimbabwe government, apparent donor fatigue and a determined stand against GM foods are pushing up the price of the staple grain, maize, by nearly a third in some drought-hit areas compared to a year ago, according to humanitarian organizations and economists.
Editor's note: Martin Edlund is a founding member and CEO of Malaria No More , an organization committed to ending deaths from malaria by engaging leaders, rallying the public and delivering lifesaving tools and health education to families across Africa.
This is the second time I've penned a farewell column for this publication. It's not getting any easier.
Pro-European integration protesters take part in a rally at Independence Square in Kiev on Dec. 11, 2013.
The primary impact of global warming and climate change will be on the availability of fresh water, according to former NASA Climatologist .
South Africa's ambassador to China has according to state media compared Nelson Mandela to Mao Zedong, the Communist leader under whose rule tens of millions were killed by famine as well as in the chaos of the Cultural Revolution.
After dramatically cutting funding for area nonprofits at its last meeting, the Homer City Council Monday night flip-flopped, funding not only the Pratt Museum and the Homer Foundation at their originally budgeted levels, but also adding money for library staff, advertising of Homer's marine trades and services, design work on a parking lot on the ... (more)
At the end of November, as their fellow students in Lviv, Ukraine, were taking to the streets to protest President Viktor Yanukovych's snub of the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia, Khrystyna Bondarieva and Juliia Bukhtoiarova boarded a plane to the States.
KENYA: Many African roads are seasonably impassable or in bad repair. A Red Cross truck travels on a dirt road, Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, outside the Kenyan town of Naivasha.
Aid agencies paid Somalia's al-Shabab militants for access to areas under their control in the 2011 famine, according to a joint report by two think tanks.
The consequences of a limited nuclear war, such as a conflict between India and Pakistan, would put 2 billion people's lives at risk.
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Famine-stricken internally displaced people wait to receive relief food from members of al Shabaab, al Qaeda-linked insurgents, at Ala Yaasir camp at Km50 out of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, September 3, 2011.