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Hunger Across Africa - VOA Special Reports

A mother feeds her child with a peanut-based paste for treatment of severe acute malnutrition in a UNICEF supported hospital in the capital Juba, South Sudan, January 25, 2017. Reuters. Menu. News UpdatesAffected CountriesData & GraphicsMeet the Team ...and more »

The Hunger President - Foreign Policy In Focus

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos. By John Feffer, April 19, 2017 . Share. PrintFriendly and PDF Print. hunger-famine-starvation-food-aid. (Photo ...and more »

Violence and Water Scarcity Threaten Historic Quadruple Famine - New Security Beat (blog)

An international food crisis is currently unfolding on a scale not seen since World War II. More than 20 million people in Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Yemen are in danger of famine. UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator ...and more »

Senior UN official in South Sudan warns women and girls face 'extremely high risk' of sexual assault - UN News Centre

Women in Ganyiel, Unity state, South Sudan, collecting bags of food. The situation in Ganyiel is dire, with thousands of people having fled to the area from famine-stricken Leer and Mayendit counties. Photo: OCHA/Gemma Connell ?Share. Print. 19 April ...and more »

Amid funding shortfall, doubts over why UN links 4 food crises together - Devex

A view of the U.N. Security Council meeting on the situation in Somalia. Photo by: Eskinder Debebe / U.N.. Senior United Nations officials have reiterated a call to action for the four food insecurity and famine situations in Africa and the Middle East ...and more »

Conflict Pushes Yemen to Brink of Famine - Circle of Blue WaterNews

Since March 2015, civil war between Houthi rebels and a pro-government coalition has raged in Yemen. This conflict, which has been mostly overlooked by the international community and largely overshadowed by conflict in Syria and Iraq, has now pushed ...and more »

Diseases and sexual violence threaten Somalis, South Sudanese escaping famine – UN - UN News Centre

A mother with her children at the Liibaan Internal Displaced Person (IDP) settlement, Baidoa, Somalia. Photo: UN News/Runa A ?Share. Print. 18 April 2017 – Millions of people are facing the peril of famine in Somalia and South Sudan, and the situation ...and more »

Skip a coffee, save a life: Unicef NZ launches famine fundraising campaign - Stuff.co.nz

Unicef NZ has launched a new fundraising campaign to help feed children in famine-ravaged African nations like South Sudan. A new campaign raising funds for famine-ravaged African nations is encouraging Kiwis to skip a tasty treat. The Unicef NZ ...and more »

Famine-Stricken South Sudanese Hide in Swamps to Escape War - Bloomberg

By day, Mary Nyarac scours swamps for fish and edible water lilies. When darkness falls and South Sudan's militias retreat to their bases, she and hundreds of others fleeing a three-year civil war slip onto dry land and tend crops to stave off famine ...and more »

Ringing the alarm in Congress: 20 million lives at risk due to famine - The Hill (blog)

Last week we watched as President Trump did an about-face on his “American First” agenda by pursuing a military response after being moved by photos of Syrian children killed by a sarin gas attack. Now, his isolationist rhetoric is facing another major ...and more »