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  • nkstarving
    North Korean famine; even Special Forces starving
    Few argue that starvation in theDemocratic People's Republic of Korea has been ongoing for years, even to the point of a constant, gnawing hunger being considered somewhat normal for the vast majority of the populace in the "Worker's...
  • Ebola crisis is also a hunger crisis
    Ebola and famine threaten West Africa
    The United Nations put out a warning today about the Ebola affected countries of West Africa. Another threat is fast growing in the region.It is hunger and malnutrition. The number of people facing severe hunger could top one million by early next...
  • Food aid at risk for Somalia
    Somalia facing a new year of tragedy
    There is alarming news coming from Somalia. The East African nation, which just three years ago suffered a famine, is in danger of a new hunger emergency.With over a million people needing life-saving food, funding for humanitarian aid is low. The...
  • Syrian refugees coverage
    On #USArabRadio Tuesday: Famine is on the horizon for the Syrian Refugees
    Detroit / Washington DC December 7th, 2014: The Syrian crisis has entered a new phase after the announcement of the World Food Program for distribution of food aid to stop aiding refugees and displaced Syrians because of lack of financial funding....
  • Famine in East Africa
    Hunger, famine are topics at meeting on humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons
    Hunger and famine will be among topics discussed at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. The meeting will take place on December 8, 9 at the Vienna Hofburg Palace.One of the feature presentations is titled "...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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, ...
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