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The World Food Program may have to shut down its operations in North Korea by early next year unless it gets more funding from international donors by this fall, the U.N. agency's director for Asia said Friday.
The 20th century witnessed humanitarian crises in all corners of the world. Persecuted, exiled and deprived of their belongings, Jews in various communities suffered untold atrocities and often had no escape.
Along the fertile banks of sub-Saharan Africa's White Nile, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile River, a war veteran's co-op is planting for a food secure future in South Sudan, a country potentially facing famine.
The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe is suing the government for setting grain and soy purchase prices, noting that the policy will cause famine, Bloomberg news agency reported on Aug. 18. The GMAZ and Zimbabwe's Oil Seed Traders' Association filed a joint constitutional application in the country's courts Aug. 15 challenging the government's ... (more)
The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.
Kenya's ban on imports of genetically modified crops reflects a troubling trend in a country traditionally seen as an agricultural innovator.
For those unfamiliar with its significance, it's a day designated to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe and the dangers faced by those aid workers who try to help others.
Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.
By Thomas Mountain, WHEN award winning journalist Jeremy Scahill landed at Mogadishu's International Airport in the summer of 2011 Somalia was in the midst of its worst drought and famine in 60 years.
We pay tribute today to the world's humanitarians those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save lives on the front lines of conflict and help victims of natural disasters pick up the pieces and rebuild their communities.
Liberia has recorded the most new fatalities of the virus, which has a death rate of as much as 90%.
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been battling mounting political and social challenges in a country engulfed by decades of war, anarchy, and famine.
" More Military Families Are Relying On Food Banks And Pantries ," by Pam Fessler, NPR Morning Edition .
The populace have to be involved in constructing a transitional government, but they are caught in a crossfire, and they are starving.
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