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11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Somalia food shortages worsened by NGO policy and anti-terrorism laws

As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Somalia, World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Campus Bread

Hunger in the News: UN Warns of Hunger Catastrophe, Child Poverty...

Hunger in the News: UN Warns of Hunger Catastrophe, Child Poverty Rates on Rise, the Social Crisis of Mass Incarceration "UN warns of 'hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children," UN News Centre.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters, Family, Kids

ThinkProgress

As The Planet Warms, Scientists Say More People Will Go Without Food And Water

A farmer walks past his dried-up wheat cropland at Liuhe village in Tongzhou district in Beijing, China on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Washington Post

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Travel, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Famine Watch: South Sudan Teams Study Hunger Data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Travel, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan

WATE-TV Knoxville

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Sudan Travel, Natural Disasters, Africa Travel, Africa, South Sudan, Only, TN

Daily Mail

Climate change and air pollution will lead to famine by 2050, study claims

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Obama 'checks out' of his job years early: The President has played 81 rounds of golf since re-election and has been house-hunting in California rather than ... (more)

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Minot Daily News

In reality, is Putin actually worse than Stalin?

After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was imposed on Ukraine through seizure of her food production.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Czech Republic, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John Cornyn

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Computer models: Even a small nuclear war would cause global famine and wipe out billions of people

While millions of people around the world have an innate fear of nuclear weapons and think that every country that has them should dismantle them, many foreign policy experts who have adopted a "realist" worldview maintain that those mighty weapons of mass destruction have actually kept the world safer since they were developed at the close of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Cold War, Entertainment, Television

AlertNet

U.N. warns of alarming malnutrition rates in Somali capital

An internally displaced Somali woman sits outside her makeshift shelter near the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Ecologist

Obama food aid ravages Third World farmers

The US taxpayers who finance foreign food aid surely believe they are feeding starving people, writes James Bovard.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, United States Department of Agriculture, US News

Hispanic Business

Energising Development Kenya Country Programme

Studies on biomass energy have shown that demand is increasing at a rate of 2.7% a year, while the supply is growing at only 0.6% .This imbalance is leading to land degradation and deforestation, which in turn increases the incidence of droughts and famine.

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Walta Information Centre

South Sudan's food insecurity situation "worst in ...

Addis Ababa, 27 July 26, 2014 - Members of the United Nations Security Council have described the current food insecurity situation in South Sudan as the "worst in the world".

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Natural Disasters, Norway

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Al Jazeera

UN sounds urgent famine warning for S Sudan

World urged not to stand by as aid chiefs say 50,000 children could die from malnutrition in world's worst food crisis.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Sudan, Africa

Examiner.com

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Honey bees, crucial in the pollination of many U.S. crops, are still dying off at an worrisome rate, even though fewer were lost over the past winter, according to a government report issued on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Apiculture, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

News24

.com | Food aid need in Somali capital - UN

A year after Zimbabwe held its elections, thousands continue to live under dire situations as the country's unemployment crisis persists.

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Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News, Natural Disasters

The Winnipeg Free Press

Lack of genetic diversity threat to livestock

Anyone who has lived on or near a farmyard with chickens is well-aware of the rooster's ability to trumpet the arrival of morning long before the sun peeks over the horizon.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Biology, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 25, 2014

PSFK

Miami Ad School Students Turn Apple's AirDrop to CareDrop

Soham Chatterjee and Valerio Amaro, students at Miami Ad School in New York, have reimagined Apple's AirDrop as CareDrop, a charitable initiative that sends basic necessities to people in South Sudan.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters

State Department

Africa: Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan

South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in the world. Violence has forced over 1.5 million people from their homes since mid-December, while more than 50,000 children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought

Canada.com

For Kids: Be careful what you wish for

Make that story about a pair of kids separated from their parents when the family flees Ireland during the potato famine, deposit them in a rundown English manor house where they work for a dysfunctional, egotistical family, add a creepy spectral figure who roams the grounds at night and enters the house in search of souls to harvest, and you have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Natural Disasters

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