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UN: Malnutrition, Famine-like Conditions Exist in Nigeria's Borno State
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Forgotten stories: Humanitarian catastrophe looms in Lake Chad

The United Nations Organization warns of "emergency levels of severe acute malnutrition" and "famine" in Borno State, Nigeria, affecting over a quarter of a million people directly and indirectly, some 3.8 million. The situation is nearing ... Pravda, 1 day ago
Famine-like conditions hit Nigeria: UN Pakistan Press International, 1 week ago

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Ireland's population is at its highest for 150 years

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Ireland's Famine monument in Dublin's docklands. Irish population high Photo: The Republic's population now at 4.75 million despite emigration in spite of high levels of emigration; the ...
 Irish World News3 days ago Team Ireland win Men's Plate at homeless world cup (IrishCentral)  Irish Central6 hours ago Irish American students arrive in Ireland for first Birthright-style program (PHOTOS) (IrishCentral)  Irish Central7 hours ago Irish Arts Center Announces Fall 2016 Season  Broadway World1 day ago

Michael Collins runs 600 miles, retracing path of Irish Canadian Famine immigrants (IrishCentral)

In memory of the thousands of immigrant Irish who lost their lives in Canada during 1847, the most harrowing year of the Great Hunger, Irish author Michael Collins has run almost 600 miles from Quebec to Toronto on the Irish Diaspora Run . ...
 Irish Central1 day ago What I learned tracing the steps of Irish Famine migrants  Irish Times4 days ago Irish famine immigrants were huge fans of soda water (IrishCentral)  Irish Central1 week ago

Eating each other's faeces helps earwig young survive famine

Joël Meunier By Species : European earwig ( Forficula auricularia ) Habitat : Woods, gardens, vineyards and orchards of Europe and North America Desperate times call for desperate measures. As food shortages hit, European earwig babies ...
 New Scientist2 days ago
Northern Public Radio

An Archaeological Mystery In Ghana: Why Didn't Past Droughts Spell Famine?

Grains, beads and bangles unearthed from dig sites in Banda, Ghana, tell of a time when droughts did not bring famine. Above, archaeologists Amanda Logan and Osei Kofi dig into the floor of a house from the 1500s. Courtesy of Ann Stahl/Northwestern ...
 NPR2 days ago
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Exclusive: Yemen slides closer to famine as frozen bank funds curb food imports

By Jonathan Saul and Maha El Dahan LONDON/ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Many areas of Yemen are close to famine partly because importers are unable to buy new food stocks from abroad as over $200 million is stuck in banks due to the civil war disruption, ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 week ago Yemen bank freeze spurs famine risk  Irish Examiner1 week ago Yemen slides closer to famine as frozen bank funds curb food imports  Gulf News6 days ago Yemen slides closer to famine  Oman Observer1 week ago

Unintended Consequences: How Destroying A Pest Resulted In Famine

If you were a farmer and local wildlife were gnawing away at your crops, what would you do to fix the problem? In 1958, Chinese leaders had just launched the Great Leap Forward, a movement that aimed to boost the economy through large industrial ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
Defence Web

Boko Haram: Famine bits harder in Nigeria's North-East

Boko Haram devastated food production in Nigeria's Borno state as Médecins Sans Frontières accuses UN agencies of failing to to respond to warnings. The UN has been accused of failing to act quickly enough to save hundreds of thousands of lives ...
 Naija247News1 week ago Famine threatens parts of north-east Nigeria ravaged by Boko Haram  Defence Web1 week ago Famine looms on areas hit by Islamist violence in Nigeria: Experts  Qatar Tribune1 week ago Famine Threatens Lives Of Boko Haram Survivors In North-east  ForNaija.com1 week ago
Asharq Al Awsat

Sieged by Assad Regime Madaya Faces Famine, Disease

Nearly 90 people have died from starvation and other causes during a year-old siege of the Syrian town of Madaya, where residents have been trapped without supplies, Reuters reported two medical organizations stating on Tuesday. Bashar al-Assad ...
 Asharq Al Awsat1 week ago Syrian town under siege faces famine, disease, medic groups say  Reuters UK1 week ago

Water Famine at Lyallpur.

LAHORE, TUESDAY, JULY 11, 1916 A GENTLEMAN from Lyallpur writes to draw urgent attention to the sad plight of the people of Lyallpur in the matter of shortage of water supply. Lyallpur boasts of a system of water works, but it is said it cannot ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 week ago
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