User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
Last updated: Feb 09 2016 12:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In Somalia, food security and malnutrition situation is 'alarming' – UN report 9.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Feb 9 : According to a new United Nations food security and nutrition assessment, the situation in Somalia is alarming and could get worse, especially in parts of Puntland and Somaliland, which have been hard hit by drought exacerbated by El Nino.
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Unprecedented food crisis looms over strife-torn South Sudan, UN agencies warn 9.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Feb 9 : South Sudan faces unprecedented levels of food insecurity, with 2.8 million people, nearly 25 per cent of the population, in urgent need of aid, at least 40,000 of them on the brink of catastrophe, at a time when the war-torn country is traditionally most food secure, United Nations agencies warned today.
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40,000 S. Sudanese on brink of catastrophe: UN 9.2.2016 All News-IANS Stories
At least 40,000 South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state, UN agencies said Monday.
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40,000 South Sudanese on brink of catastrophe: UN 9.2.2016 Zee News : World
At least 40,000 South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state, UN agencies said Monday.
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40,000 S. Sudanese on brink of catastrophe: UN 9.2.2016 Oneindia.in: News
Khartoum, Feb 9: At least 40,000 South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state, UN agencies said Monday."South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people --
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40,000 S. Sudanese on brink of catastrophe: UN 9.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Khartoum, Feb 9 : At least 40,000 South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state, UN agencies said Monday.
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Children starving amid ‘alarming’ Somalia dr... 8.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Children starving amid ‘alarming’ Somalia dr...
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40,000 starving to death as South Sudan teeters on famine: UN 8.2.2016 Oneindia.in: News
Juba, Feb 8: At least 40,000 people are being starved to death in South Sudan war zones on the brink of famine, the United Nations said today, in a plea to rival forces to let aid in. The figures released in
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40,000 starving to death as South Sudan teeters on famine: UN 8.2.2016 News
A year ago famine was averted only after a huge intervention by aid agencies.
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Do not bet on MNREGA to save the poor, capital-intensive rural investment is the solution: SA Aiyar 7.2.2016 ET: Policy
MNREGA has gender advantages, but India’s soaring wages after 2008 were driven mainly by high agricultural prices and fast GDP growth.
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Zimbabwe declares drought disaster 5.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Harare, Feb 5 : Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a state of disaster in rural parts of the country hit by a drought.
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Best breakfast for children is eggs, claim scientists 4.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Best breakfast for children is eggs, claim scientists
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Club all petitions of Food Security Act: HC 4.2.2016 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Club all petitions of Food Security Act: HC
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NHRC issues notices to Delhi Chief Secy, Commissioners of three MCDs 4.2.2016 Zee News : States
The Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint by school teachers alleging that non-payment of salary by the municipal corporations has put them on the verge of starvation.
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Bangladesh new WFP board member for next three years 3.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Dhaka, Feb.3 : Bangladesh has been elected as member of the World Food Programme's executive body, the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger for next three years (2016-2018).
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Swelling lake leaves migratory birds hungry in China 3.2.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Migratory birds wintering in China's largest freshwater lake are facing starvation as the lake has nearly tripled in size due to winter storms and inundated birds' habitats.
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Poor rural scheme execution draws flak 3.2.2016 Ranchi - City - The Times of India
The poor implementation of MNREGA in the state can possibly lead to poverty and starvation deaths in rural Jharkhand, said Balram, MNREGA expert and advisor to the commissioner of the Supreme Court-appointed commission on right to food, at a discussion at the state Congress headquarters to mark the job guarantee scheme's 10th anniversary.
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Swelling lake leaves migratory birds hungry in China 3.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Beijing, Feb 3 : Migratory birds wintering in China's largest freshwater lake are facing starvation as the lake has nearly tripled in size due to winter storms and inundated birds' habitats.
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Iraqis running out of food, medicine in Falluja 3.2.2016 Asian Age: International
Iraqi official has appealed to the US-led coalition to airdrop food and medicine to tens of thousands of civilians trapped in Fal-luja, the ISIS stronghold under siege by security forces. The city’s population is suffering from a shortage of food, medicine and fuel, according to residents reached by phone, and local media said several people had died due to starvation and insufficient medical care. Insecurity and poor communication inside the city make those reports difficult to verify. Sohaib al-Rawi, the governor of western Anbar province where Falluja is located, said an airdrop was the only way to deliver humanitarian supplies to residents after ISIS mined the entrances to the city and prevented civilians from leaving. “No force can enter and secure (the delivery) ... There is no option but for airplanes to transport aid,” he said in an interview to al-Hadath TV late on Monday, adding the situation was deteriorating by the day. Falluja, a long-time bastion of Sunni Muslim jihadists located 50 km west ...
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Iraqis running out of food, medicine in Falluja 3.2.2016 Asian Age: International
Iraqi official has appealed to the US-led coalition to airdrop food and medicine to tens of thousands of civilians trapped in Fal-luja, the ISIS stronghold under siege by security forces. The city’s population is suffering from a shortage of food, medicine and fuel, according to residents reached by phone, and local media said several people had died due to starvation and insufficient medical care. Insecurity and poor communication inside the city make those reports difficult to verify. Sohaib al-Rawi, the governor of western Anbar province where Falluja is located, said an airdrop was the only way to deliver humanitarian supplies to residents after ISIS mined the entrances to the city and prevented civilians from leaving. “No force can enter and secure (the delivery) ... There is no option but for airplanes to transport aid,” he said in an interview to al-Hadath TV late on Monday, adding the situation was deteriorating by the day. Falluja, a long-time bastion of Sunni Muslim jihadists located 50 km west ...
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