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Child War Refugees Starving in Cameroon

Imagine fleeing a war that is taking place in your country. The further the distance you get from the fighting, the safer you would seem to be.

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Shocking malnutrition rates at refugee camps in Cameroon

Refugees from the war in the Central African Republic are facing another deadly foe: malnutrition.

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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.

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Low funding harms Central African Republic famine relief

A new United Nations report reveals that low funding is harming efforts to feed war victims in the Central African Republic. Only 38 percent of funding has been obtained for feeding at least 1.25 million people. This as famine conditions rapidly develop in the impoverished country.

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Urgent need for hunger relief in Central African Republic

The United Nations, in a special report, today warned that 1.6 million people need urgent food aid in the Central African Republic. The country’s economy has been devastated by conflict.

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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.

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William Lambers: Preventing famine in conflict regions

These three nations have been struck by war and inevitable humanitarian crisis. “We must not wait until pictures of skeletal, severely underweight, children document our failure and neglect,” Ertharin Cousin, director of the United Nations World Food Program, warns.

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William Lambers: How to avoid famine in wartime

We need to do the same this year in Syria, South Sudan and Central African Republic. These three nations have been struck by war and humanitarian crisis. The director of the U.N. World Food Program, Ertharin Cousin, warns, “We must not wait until pictures of skeletal, severely underweight, children document our failure and neglect.”

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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.

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French soccer club donates to feed hungry in Central African Republic

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a donation from France‘s Olympique Marseille (OM) Soccer Club. The donation of US $ 15,000 will help feed children in the war-torn Central African Republic.

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