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South Sudan faces possible famine

EU Urges South Sudan to Implement Security Deal to Stop Famine

The European Union's top envoy in the Horn of Africa urged South Sudan's warring parties to implement a security deal to enable humanitarian agencies to provide aid to more than 1 million people facing famine. A deal agreed on Aug. 25 is ... BusinessWeek, 5 hours ago
South Sudan faces possible famine News24, 1 day ago

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Kathmandu Post

Look to Africa

AUG 28 - Ethiopia is often in the news these days; not due to poverty or famine but because of the construction of the largest hydropower station in Africa with a 6,000MW installed capacity. The project has been named the Grand Ethiopian ...
 Kathmandu Post11 hours ago
Irish Times

1985: The year that was...

Famine, the cold war and the threat of Aids cast long shadows over 1985, the year of the Live Aid concerts. On July 13th, 172,000 concert-goers filled two venues in London and Philadelphia, raising over £50 million for famine relief in Ethiopia.
 Irish Times16 hours ago

Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine 'catastrophe': U.N

NAIROBI (Reuters) - War-ravaged Somalia is hurtling towards a second famine in three years that could be prevented if donors increased funding, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations' humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said on Sunday. Lazzarini said ...
 Yahoo! News9 hours ago Urgent efforts needed to avert further crises in Somalia, Yemen UN relief officials  Sify1 month ago Somalia: UN urges emergency funding through summer  Sify2 months ago

When Do Food Shortages Become A Famine? There's A Formula For That

Martha Nyarueni (right), and her family return to their home outside of the town of Leer, South Sudan, after receiving an aid package on July 5. The country is facing serious food shortages, but it has not formally been declared a famine. Nichole ...
 NPR1 day ago Staring Down Famine, Agencies Hesitate To Use F-Word In South Sudan  Oregon Public Broadcasting1 day ago Koskei downplays famine fears  Daily Nation1 week ago

Tea gardens facing famine-like situation

Summary The tea gardens in North Bengal are facing a famine-like situation. According to the parameters set by the World Health Organization (WHO), the tea gardens in North Bengal are facing a famine-like situation, according to civil rights ...
 Indian Express6 days ago ‘State should declare famine in tea gardens’  Times of India6 days ago Dying domain  The Statesman6 days ago

To South Sudan's woes, add famine — 50,000 kids at risk of death

By , MALAKAL, South Sudan — Nyarony Choing is as old as South Sudan. And like the world's newest nation, she has been to hell and back before her fourth birthday. When civil war broke out eight months ago in Juba, the capital, Nyarony's ...
 Washington Post5 days ago

Health Scan: The memory of starvation is in the genes

In the winter of 1944, the Nazis blocked food supplies to the western part of Holland, creating a period of rampant famine and devastation. The impact of starvation on expectant mothers produced one of the first known epigenetic experiments ...
 Jerusalem Post5 days ago Health Scan The memory of starvation is in the genes  Big News Network5 days ago
Irish Independent

Galway insist hunger undimmed after ending famine

Retaining a title is notoriously difficult, even for sporting giants. History shows us that you can multiply the odds significantly when it comes to a breakthrough team replicating their success in the following campaign. Retaining a title is ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago

Declaration of Famine or Not, South Sudan Needs the World's Attention Now

CHARLES LOMODONG via After more than two years living and working to deliver aid with the International Rescue Committee in South Sudan, I woke up on December 16, 2013, to the sound of gunfire outside my window: Fighting had broken out ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago Aid groups raise fresh South Sudan famine warning  Sify1 month ago
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