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Signs Of The End


... and there shall be famines ...

(Matthew 24:7)

Famine in the News

UN News Centre

UN approves $22 million loan to boost agricultural work to prevent famine in Somalia
UN News Centre
“More than 2.9 million people are at risk of famine and many will predictably die from hunger if we do not act now,” said the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, in a news release. As under-secretary-general, Mr. O'Brien heads the UN's ...
Homegrown technology is being used to help millions at risk from a devastating famine in AfricaQuartz
UN okays $22M loan to prevent famine in SomaliaManila Bulletin
Famines in the 21st century? It's not for lack of foodThe News Minute
TRT World -The Asian Age -News Ghana
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THE LAST WORD: Uganda's agricultural crisis
Famine is a social phenomenon characterised by food shortage leading to hunger and starvation. The transition from drought to famine is mediated by political institutions and public policies surrounding the relationship between rainfall and food supply ...

The Independent

Number of people facing severe hunger worldwide surpasses 100 ...
The Independent
More than 100 million people worldwide are facing acute malnutrition and risk starving to death, a senior United Nations official has warned. Dominique ...
More than 100 million at risk of starvation globally - UN officialEyewitness News
UN official announces over 100 million at risk of starvation worldwideCatholic Online

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International Community Mobilizes Response to Hunger Crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
IISD Reporting Services
A FAO press release indicates that a formal declaration of famine is issued once there is evidence that people have started dying of hunger, noting that the current situation is primarily a consequence of the disruption of agriculture due to conflict ...
“Massive scaling up urgently needed to tackle hunger crisis,” says ICRC's Director of OperationsReliefWeb
Reality of the worst drought since 1945 peaking in parts of Africaafricanews
Famines Are Man-Made, But We Also Have The Power To Prevent ThemHuffington Post UK
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) -Arab News -News Ghana
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Naples Daily News

Food for a cause: ECHO International hopes to eradicate world hunger
Naples Daily News
But a glance at the news on almost any day of the year will show the challenge they face, with the “famine of the month,” exacerbated by drought, disease and conflict, constantly pushing millions to the brink of starvation. Earlier this month, the ...

10 Reasons Why The World Must Do Something About South Sudan's Famine Right Now
In February, a famine was officially declared in South Sudan, only the second country to be existing with this declaration since 2000. One was declared in Somalia in 2011, where at least 2,60,000 people died and, according to the UN Food Program, half ...
War at the root of hungerThe New Times
African famine should be Canada's moment to leadThe Globe and Mail
In South Sudan, famine is but a word — suffering is the realityOpenCanada
The Kingston Whig-Standard -Food Tank (blog)
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Dying of hunger: What is a famine?
"Famine is not a word that we use lightly," said Erminio Sacco, a food security expert with the Food and Agriculture Organization. Since 2007 the term has been employed according to a scientific system agreed upon by global agencies, as the Integrated ...
Extreme hunger in South Sudan pushes locals to gather food for survivalDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
Washington Post: Famine in South
Famine in South Sudan: Washington Post
Huffington Post
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Daily Post Nigeria

Nigeria: Country Faces No Threat of Famine - Agriculture Minister Ogbeh
The Federal Government has denied the reports by some United Nations (UN) agencies of imminent famine in Nigeria, saying there is no threat of starvation in the whole country. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, made the ...
There is no hunger in Nigeria – Audu Ogbeh insistsDaily Post Nigeria
No threat of famine in Nigeria — OgbehVanguard

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Socialist Worker Online

Why are there still famines?
Socialist Worker Online
SO WAR and violence are the proximate causes of the worst cases of hunger today, but this doesn't get to the heart of the matter. Undernourishment and hunger are worldwide problems of immense proportions that stubbornly persist, year after year, even ...

UN News Centre

United Nations News Centre - Yemen 'one of worst hunger crises in ...
UN News Centre
Humanitarian access in Yemen may be soon limited to a few kilometres around main towns, leaving rural communities in dire need of aid. Photo: FAO/Rawan ...
Yemen needs urgent assistance to prevent famine - FAO, WFP, UNICEFUNICEF (press release)
Yemen needs aid to tide over worst hunger crisisDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
Yemen on the brink of famine, warns UNThe New Arab
Yahoo News
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