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  • Hunger Pains
    Hunger Pains
    When one travels the world especially in Africa even though most of the time tourists are sheltered form the harsh realities that too many countries citizens face, especially children we sometimes come across areas where the effects of serious...
  • Somalia in need of food aid as hunger levels increase
    Somalia facing emergency levels of hunger
    The Famine Early Warning (FEWSNET) system is sounding the alarm in Somalia. One million people are facing "emergency" or "crisis" levels of hunger in the impoverished African nation.Just three years ago, parts of Somalia were...
  • Kerry urges peace in South Sudan as famine threatens
    Kerry warns of mass starvation in South Sudan
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today warned that South Sudan is on the brink of famine. War between the South Sudanese government and opposition forces has destroyed food supplies, threatening millions with starvation.Kerry is urging the two...
  • The Last Drop
    The Last Drop
    With the latest economic forecast predicting a resurgence in Americas job market we would be wise to consider that behind all this so called good news lies in wait a more sinister realm of reality that will have devastating consequences the likes...
  • Drought aggravated conditions in Pakistan
    Nuclear famine: a danger shared by all
    It was Dwight Eisenhower who said, "if a danger exists in the world, it is a danger shared by all." Today, all nations must realize that the use of nuclear weapons, even in a regional conflict, could bring about global starvation.A 2013...
  • World Population Day 2014
    Hawaii: Upcoming holiday is World Population Day!
    Aloha all you environmental people out there!Here is a holiday that is coming up in July and it's called World Population Day! World Population Day is observed every year on July 11.What is World Population Day all about?World Population Day...
  • Phoenix Rising
    Phoenix Rising
    As the world spins closer to an apocalyptic event where the rule of law is anarchy one can not help wondering would life on the other side be that much different in the outcome? Questions need to be asked if mankind has any hope of staving off a...
  • UNICEF provides therapeutic milk
    UNICEF and National Dairy Month
    June is National Dairy Month. There are many ways to celebrate. You can thank your local dairy farmers or attend events. It’s also time to think outside the carton and look to the importance of milk overseas too.Milk “does a body good...
  • Central African Republic facing hunger emergency
    Warnings of starvation in the Central African Republic
    People are facing starvation in the Central African Republic. Parts of the country have reached what is called a phase 4 hunger emergency. In the northwest part of the country, the regions of Ouham and Ouham-Pende, are facing extreme food...
  • Warfare has changed
    Are things getting better or worse?
    “There are Lies, Damned lies, and Statistics.”Mark Twain attributed that remark to Benjamin Disraeli, but there is no record of Disraeli’s ever having said it. Perhaps it was one of Mark Twain’s ‘lies.’ A...
  • Airlifts of food into South Sudan
    Conflict and hunger emergency grow in South Sudan
    The United Nations says the number of displaced persons continues to rise in conflict-torn South Sudan. Hunger is fast increasing as a result. South Sudan is at risk of famine.There are now 927,000 people in South Sudan who have been displaced...
  • South Sudan on brink of famine
    UN, U.S. and European leaders sound alarm on famine in South Sudan
    Leaders from the United Nations, the United States and Europe warned yesterday of famine in South Sudan. The already impoverished country is the setting of conflict between the government and opposition forces.UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos...
  • UNICEF warns of child starvation in South Sudan
    UNICEF warns of child starvation in South Sudan
    UNICEF today warned that 50,000 children will starve to death in South Sudan unless action is taken. The crisis could get even worse. The UN Children’s agency is desperately seeking donations for the emergency.A UNICEF press release says, ...
  • WFP director in Central African Republic
    New video, website highlight famine threat to Central African Republic
    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), yesterday launched a campaign to raise awareness about the severe hunger crisis facing Central African Republic.The "C.A.R. Can’t Wait" campaign features a video and web site to...
  • Central African Republic facing famine
    We can prevent famine in war-affected nations
    It was Herbert Hoover who said in 1946, “The inevitable aftermath of war is famine.” That spring Hoover led a U.S. effort to avert mass starvation in Europe and Asia following World War II.We need to do the same this year in Syria,...