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Huffington Post column on hunger in Syria

The war in Syria is a war against children. One of the weapons is a slow starvation. In the Ar-Raqqa governorate of Northern Syria, which is controlled by the terrorist group ISIS, children are not getting food needed to prevent malnutrition.

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Yemen unrest will lead to more hunger

As rival factions battle in Yemen, the impoverished nation could spiral deeper into hunger. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today said it’s determined to continue relief operations despite unrest.

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Helicopters bring food to flood victims

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) continues to rush aid to flood victims in Malawi. Heavy rains last month wiped away homes and left over 120,000 displaced in the African nation.

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Ukraine: food shortages take their toll

My latest Huffington Post column was on the emergency food needs in the the war-torn Ukraine. Now comes further evidence of how hunger is escalating there.

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Iraqis facing winter, hunger and ISIS

The United Nations, in a new report, says that over two million Iraqis urgently need food and other humanitarian aid.

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Norwegian Air, UNICEF team up for life-saving flight

Norwegian Air recently filled the seats of a flight, but not with people.

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A food for peace moment for the Koreas

North Korea is in the news once more for its threats of testing a nuclear weapon. The Korean peninsula is again filled with tensions. But this week, for just a moment, there was a respite with some food for peace.

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West Africa’s other deadly enemy

Last week over 1,000 children in Sierra Leone were sent for treatment following a screening. Around 662 of them were found to be in a severe condition. Without treatment their lives would be in danger.

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South Sudan: life-saving food for children is looted

As the war continues in South Sudan, children are suffering on a daily basis. Even if they escape the violence, they are at risk of deadly malnutrition because of food shortages.

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Save the Children’s plumpy plan to fight hunger

Afghanistan, South Sudan, Central African Republic, and Somalia are just some of the countries that live constantly on the brink of famine. Children are threatened with malnutrition on a daily basis.

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