User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Regional
Category: Food Security :: Famine
Last updated: Mar 26 2018 08:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Scientists struggle to find reasons behind gray whale deaths 15.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Some researchers think the whales are starving, but the cause of death may be far more complicated.
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Texas pastor gets 99 years in prison in death of child who was starved 26.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Aracely Meza held the child's limp body in her arms as worshipers looked on. She spoke loudly into a microphone, chanting words in Spanish as she stroked the child's hair and rubbed something on his forehead.
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The problem of depleting nutrients 25.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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U.N. warns of massive famine if Yemen blockade isn’t lifted 9.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Wednesday that unless the Saudi-led military coalition lifts its blockade on Yemen the war-torn nation will face "the largest famine the world has seen for many decades, with millions of victims."
Feeding India 3.11.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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Mass die-offs of sea lion pups are tied to malnutrition 8.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The affects of warming ocean waters are rippling through marine ecosystems.
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“I wanted to open a business and live the American dream.” Somali restaurateurs claim racism behind expulsion from Arapahoe County strip mall 25.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Kin restaurant owners say they were evicted despite on-time payments and neighboring spaces in the shopping center sitting vacant for years.
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CU Boulder researcher says millions would starve to death in nuclear war 24.7.2017 Denver Post: Local
Teams at CU-Boulder and Rutgers University are for the first time studying how nuclear war would affect agriculture, the oceanic food chain, migration activity and food availability.
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In Bastar villages where few have Aadhaar, PDS officials fear they will have to say no 2.7.2017 India – The Indian Express
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14 killed as soldiers clash over drought food aid in Somalia 9.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Mogadishu, Somalia • At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people have streamed in seeking assistance. The fighting broke out at a distribution site after some soldiers tried to steal food sacks meant for displaced people and other soldiers guarding the aid stopped them, said police Col. Isaq Hassan. At least 20 people were injured. Some were in critical...
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Dana Milbank: Do House Republicans expect people to go hungry? 1.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • I took a few days off over the Memorial Day weekend for my wedding and tried not to worry about the grim headlines, most of them generated by one man: • President Trump, shoving a European prime minister. • Trump, picking fights with Germany and France and destabilizing the seven-decade-old NATO alliance. • Trump, tweeting late-night gibberish — “covfefe” — as investigators probing the Russia scandal queried more members of his inner circle. Perhaps the most upsetting headline I saw...
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As Trump announces famine aid, relief funds face big cuts 27.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His proposal to slash such funds by more than 40 percent in the next fiscal year. While the Trump administration’s 2018 spending plan does not eliminate money for emergency food aid, it ends a critical program ...
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In South Sudan, peace requires justice 12.5.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Current perpetrators and those responsible at all levels cannot be blamed for thinking “no one has ever stopped this or been held accountable before, why will it be any different this time?” The South Sudanese people have simply never seen a government official or military officer held accountable.
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Aspen nonprofit arranges meals for starving prison inmates in Haiti 20.4.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Susie Krabacher, co-founder, and CEO of Aspen-based nonprofit HaitiChildren, visited Haiti's National National Penitentiary and came away so shaken by what she saw she was determined to do something about it.
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Trump donates first 3 months of salary to Park Service after proposing 12 percent cut to Interior budget 4.4.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The $78,000 check will cover 0.034% of outstanding battlefield maintenance as Trump proposes a 12 percent overall cut to the Interior budget.
UN food program head warns of US budget cuts amid famine 4.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Rome • The outgoing head of the United Nations’ World Food Program said Monday she is certain the U.S. Congress will reject the Trump administration’s proposed budget cuts for U.N. aid agencies, saying “No one in America believes that ‘America First’ means that other people must die.” Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, whose friendship with former President Barack Obama predated his presidency, on Tuesday winds up five years of leading the world’s largest anti-hunger humanitarian organization. ...
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United Nations food program head warns of U.S. budget cuts amid famine 4.4.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The outgoing head of the United Nations' World Food Program said Monday she is certain the U.S. Congress will reject the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts for U.N. aid agencies, saying "No one in America believes that 'America First' means that other people must die."
Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Donald Trump slashes foreign aid 28.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.
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Africa has worst hunger crisis in 70 years amid budget cuts 23.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Johannesburg• Africa faces the world’s largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, with more than 20 million people facing starvation, and any cut in funding to humanitarian agencies working in famine-affected areas will cause untold suffering, a spokesman for the World Food Program said in Johannesburg Thursday, responding to questions about U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut $10 billion in foreign aid. “Any cuts at this time are extremely significant, not just for us but for any U.N. ag...
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UN says world faces largest humanitarian crisis since 1945 11.3.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945 with more than 20 million people in four countries facing starvation and famine, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Friday.
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