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The Hunger President - Foreign Policy In Focus;

The Hunger President - Foreign Policy In Focus

Foreign Policy In FocusThe Hunger PresidentForeign Policy In FocusAs 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 »

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

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

The Hill (blog)Ringing the alarm In Congress: 20 million lives at risk due to famineThe 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 »

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

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

UN News CentreSenior UN official in South Sudan warns women and girls face 'extremely high risk' of sexual assault riskUN News CentreWomen 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. Print. 19 April 2017 ...and more »

UN appeals for more funding to prevent famine in South Sudan - Xinhua

UN appeals for more funding to prevent famine in South SudanXinhuaJUBA, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Wednesday appealed for more funding to save a million people on the brink of famine affecting more than 100,000 people. UNMISS Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary ...and more »

Africa: Diseases and Sexual Violence Threaten Somalis, South Sudanese Escaping Famine - UN - AllAfrica.com

Africa: Diseases and Sexual Violence Threaten Somalis, South Sudanese Escaping Famine - UNAllAfrica.comMillions of people are facing the peril of famine in Somalia and South Sudan, and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence fuelling the crises widen, cautioned senior United Nations officials who have just returned from the area.and more »

News Outlets Highlight Humanitarian Crises, Hunger, Disease Outbreaks In Conflict-Affected Nations Of Somalia ... - Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Highlight Humanitarian Crises, Hunger, Disease Outbreaks In Conflict-Affected Nations Of Somalia ...Kaiser Family Foundation“Every year, Somalis abroad send about $1.4 billion back home — almost a quarter of the country's GDP. As organizations like the United Nations warn that famine could spread, those remittances are an especially vital form of aid…” (Brown, 4/18).and more »

US Focuses on Syria and Korea While Other Countries Simmer - In Homeland Security;

US Focuses on Syria and Korea While Other Countries Simmer - In Homeland Security

In Homeland SecurityUS Focuses on Syria and Korea While Other Countries SimmerIn Homeland SecurityWith all the attention focused on the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula and the ongoing civil war inside Syria, the U.S. cannot forget about other countries that need attention. If tensions in these countries are left unresolved, they have the ...and more »

Hunger Across Africa How drought and conflict have put millions on the verge of famine - Voice of America;

Hunger Across Africa How drought and conflict have put millions on the verge of famine - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaHunger Across Africa How drought and conflict have put millions on the verge of famineVoice of AmericaMillions of people across Africa lack access to enough food. A drought in Kenya has prompted a state of emergency. Northeast Nigeria faces acute malnutrition. Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, and Somalia is on the brink of famine. Tens ...and more »

Near verbatim transcript of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and ... - ReliefWeb;

Near verbatim transcript of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and ... - ReliefWeb

ReliefWebNear verbatim transcript of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and ...ReliefWebDistinguished friends from the media, Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you so much for the time taken to join us at the press briefing. Most importantly, thank you for your outstanding contribution and support to our humanitarian and development work here ...and more »

Famine fast becoming reality in Somalia and South Sudan - defenceWeb;

Famine fast becoming reality in Somalia and South Sudan - defenceWeb

defenceWebFamine fast becoming reality in Somalia and South SudandefenceWebSomali and South Sudan face famine Millions of people face famine in Somalia and South Sudan and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence fuelling the crisis widens senior United Nations officials who have just returned from the ...and more »

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

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

BloombergFamine-Stricken South Sudanese Hide in Swamps to Escape WarBloombergBy 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 »

Why Somalia is getting more aid than S. Sudan - Daily Nation;

Why Somalia is getting more aid than S. Sudan - Daily Nation

Daily NationWhy Somalia is getting more aid than S. SudanDaily NationA woman carries a sack of food at a stabilisation centre in Panyijiar, South Sudan, on March 4, 2017. Famine is affecting about 100,000 people in the country. PHOTO | ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN | AFP ...and more »

Somalia, South Sudan 'in peril' of famine - CanIndia News

Somalia, South Sudan 'in peril' of famineCanIndia NewsUnited Nations, April 19 (IANS) Northeast Africa is in the grip of a “very fast-moving crisis” that is putting both Somalia and South Sudan “in peril” of severe food shortage, a top UN official said on Tuesday. While Somalia was managing for the moment ...and more »

Children are dying - TheCable;

Children are dying - TheCable

TheCableChildren are dyingTheCableWhen I read an article by US based online media Huffington Post on Nigeria being among other four countries as South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia where children die on a daily basis due to famine in the NorthEast region, I felt mixed emotions of sadness ...and more »

Famine looms in Africa - The Keene Sentinel

Famine looms in AfricaThe Keene SentinelThe United Nations has rigorous and rarely met criteria for declaring a famine: 1 in 5 households in an affected area must be severely short of food; more than 30 percent of the population must be malnourished; and at least two starvation-related ...and more »

UNICEF to help combat outbreak of cholera, Diarrhoea in Somalia - TVC News;

UNICEF to help combat outbreak of cholera, Diarrhoea in Somalia - TVC News

TVC NewsUNICEF to help combat outbreak of cholera, Diarrhoea in SomaliaTVC NewsImage result for Somali drought: UNICEF to help combat outbreak of cholera, Diarrhoea The United Nations Children's Fund is scaling up its response in Somalia to combat a devastating outbreak of cholera and diarrhoea affecting the country as a result ...and more »

At death's door - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog);

At death's door - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)At death's doorDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)Around three million people are estimated to be severely food-insecure in north-eastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Somalia. The writer looks at the reasons famine still plagues Africa. In South Sudan where famine has been declared, elderly women listen ...and more »

THE MOST FROM THE COAST ! - Coastweek

THE MOST FROM THE COAST !CoastweekUNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- Some 11 million people are in urgent need of food assistance in drought-plagued Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, regional representatives of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) have said. "In the ...and more »

Using Crowdsourcing To Map Displacement in South Sudan - SpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog);

Using Crowdsourcing To Map Displacement in South Sudan - SpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog)

SpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog)Using Crowdsourcing To Map Displacement in South SudanSpaceWatch Middle East (press release) (subscription) (blog)Over three years of internal conflict in South Sudan has led to severe food and nutrition insecurity. Nearly one third of the population is in need of emergency food assistance, and the spread of violence has displaced 3.4 million people across South ...and more »

NZ famine relief fund buys therapeutic food for starving South Sudanese kids - Stuff.co.nz;

NZ famine relief fund buys therapeutic food for starving South Sudanese kids - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzNZ famine relief fund buys therapeutic food for starving South Sudanese kidsStuff.co.nzThe government has pledged $250,000 to buy Plumpy Nut — an aptly-named, special food that will save children from starvation. Last month, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said New Zealand would provide $3 million to support emergency famine relief and ...and more »