User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Security :: Famine
Last updated: May 19 2020 11:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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West Africa’s Sahel threatened with malnutrition, insecurity 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Drought, conflict and high food prices will drive millions of people in West Africa’s Sahel region into malnutrition and further insecurity without immediate aid, three United Nations agencies warned Thursday.
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Starving Yemen mothers skip meals to save their children 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The young mother stepped onto the scale for the doctor. Even with all her black robes on, she weighed only 84 pounds — 38 kilograms. Umm Mizrah is pregnant, but starving herself to feed her children.
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To Fight Food Insecurity in Malawi, Just Add Trees 26.4.2018 WRI Stories
To Fight Food Insecurity in Malawi, Just Add Trees Comments|Add Comment|PrintA farmer in central Malawi plants groundnuts. Photo by ILRI/Flickr In a country where 71 percent of the population lives in extreme poverty and nearly everyone depends on rain-fed agriculture, maize is Malawians’ lifeblood. Yet climate change threatens this critically important crop. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) predicts that maize yields will decrease by 10 percent this year due to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Saba’ Restaurant offers delicious ways to do your part for Yemeni war relief 17.4.2018 Washington Post
Saba’ Restaurant offers delicious ways to do your part for Yemeni war relief
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A pastor starved a toddler for 25 days to exorcise demons. She got 99 years in prison. 26.3.2018 Washington Post
A pastor starved a toddler for 25 days to exorcise demons. She got 99 years in prison.
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UNICEF calls on Yemen’s warring sides to stop impeding aid 25.3.2018 Washington Post: World
Warring sides in Yemen and their international backers must stop blocking or delaying aid deliveries, a top official in the U.N. children’s agency said Sunday, warning that such practices have contributed to worsening malnutrition among children and hampered efforts to fight cholera.
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UN urges warring parties in Yemen to facilitate aid 16.3.2018 Washington Post: World
Responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the U.N. Security Council on Thursday urged the warring parties in Yemen to ensure that humanitarian aid gets to all affected areas, citing U.N. estimates that over 22 million people need food, medicine and other aid.
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Why Do Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Todd Young Want to Continue Starving Yemeni Children? 15.3.2018 Truthout.com
A Senate bill that would force a vote on a joint resolution ending the US's unauthorized participation in the Saudi-led war and blockade against Yemen is being challenged by supporters of the Saudi dictatorship. Senators Shaheen and Young have introduced a competing bill in an attempt to drain support from S.J.Res.54, so the US can continue the unauthorized hostilities while Yemeni children starve to death. A Yemeni child carried by his mother waits to receive vaccine against diphtheria disease at a health center on March 13, 2018, in Sana'a, Yemen. (Photo: Mohammed Hamoud / Getty Images) A Senate vote is expected within days on the Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont)-Mike Lee (R-Utah)-Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) bill ( S.J.Res.54 ) ending the US's unauthorized participation in the catastrophic Saudi war in Yemen. Ending US participation will end the war and save millions of Yemenis now living on the brink of famine as a direct and deliberate result of the US-backed Saudi war and the US-backed Saudi blockade of ...
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In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer 10.3.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer
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Malli’s tragedy: On death, loss and failed govt schemes in Kerala’s only tribal block 4.3.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Silicon Valley food start-up best known for its vegan mayo thinks it can cure malnutrition in Africa 24.2.2018 Philly.com News
Just has far grander ambitions than turning the U.S. food market on its head. This month, it's going public with a product it describes as its solution to addressing West African malnutrition.
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Silicon Valley start-up known for vegan mayo thinks it can cure malnutrition in Africa 24.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When Bill Gates called flashy food start-up Hampton Creek the "future of food," he was presumably referring to products such as the company's much-hyped vegan mayonnaise. The mayo, the company argues, shows it's possible to produce plant-based foods Americans love at prices they can afford, without...

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AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack 21.2.2018 AP Top News
BEIRUT (AP) -- The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of concrete, paramedics grimly rushing the bloodied victims away on stretchers. At least 100 people were killed in one day....
US scientists try crowdsourcing to stop invasive mussels 20.2.2018 AP Washington
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The invasive quagga and zebra mussels have a $100,000 bounty on their "heads."...
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AP Exclusive: Rohingya say military cut off food in Myanmar 8.2.2018 AP Top News
NAYAPARA REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) -- Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time....
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‘They want to erase us.’ Hunger used to target Rohingya 8.2.2018 Washington Post: World
Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time.
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“They want to erase us.” Hunger used to target Rohingya 8.2.2018 Washington Post: World
Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time.
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"They want to erase us." Hunger used to target Rohingya 8.2.2018 AP Top News
NAYAPARA REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) -- Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time....
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Saudi Arabia, at war with Yemen rebels, sends aid to nation 6.2.2018 AP Top News
MARIB, Yemen (AP) -- At a wind-swept camp for those displaced by Yemen's war, a young Yemeni woman named Leemi, who supports her child and eight others, gratefully accepted aid from Saudi Arabia....
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North Koreans have tasted freedom through the markets. Sanctions could put that at risk. 4.2.2018 Washington Post: World
The sanctions could force ordinary people back into relying on the Kim regime, analysts say.
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