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South Sudan: peace or famine

The coming new year may be another of horror in South Sudan. Aid agencies, including Oxfam and Catholic Relief Services (CRS), warn that famine could strike the country if a peace deal is not reached.

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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.

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Famine still threatens Central African Republic

The situation continues to deteriorate in the war-torn country.

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UNICEF needs funds for South Sudan hunger emergency

As children starve in South Sudan, UNICEF is short on funds to provide them the life-saving treatment they desperately need.

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For hungry South Sudan, no independence to celebrate

South Sudan today marked the 3rd anniversary of its independence. For the citizens of the country, many who are displaced and starving, there was nothing to celebrate.

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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.

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Marshall’s speech still calls us to fight world hunger

On June 5, 1947, at Harvard University’s graduation, George Marshall delivered a speech calling for the rebuilding of war-devastated Europe. Marshall, the Secretary of State, said the United States had to stand “against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos.”

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