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Ukraine: trapped civilians low on food

The United Nations is reporting heavy fighting in the Ukraine, with more civilians fleeing for their lives. Some are now trapped in bomb shelters or basements, with little or no food, water and other basics

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Ukraine War: Shelling and Hunger Killing Civilians

They were civilians standing in line at the Rinat Akhmetov Humanitarian Centre in Donetsk, Ukraine. This was aid they needed because of the war between the government and pro-Russian separatists.

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Urgent food needs in war-torn Ukraine

As fighting escalates in the Ukraine, so too is hunger. The war between Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian rebels is spiraling the country into a food emergency.

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The Forgotten Wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq

There is a terrifying enemy threatening civilians in war-torn Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. This is another foe besides the Taliban, Al Qaeda, the Syrian regime or ISIS.

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New year dawns with hunger crisis in Ukraine

As we head into the new year, a hunger crisis continues to grow in war-torn Ukraine. The government and pro-Russian rebels continue to battle in the Eastern Ukraine.

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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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Russia and WFP sign agreement to fight hunger

Russia and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today signed an agreement on joint efforts to fight world hunger. WFP’s director, Ertharin Cousin, was in Moscow today to sign the agreement with foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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Downed bridge does not stop convoy for Ukraine’s starving

A United Nations convoy, traveling through the war zone of the Eastern Ukraine, was about to bring relief to starving and cold hospital patients.

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Ukraine: an update on hunger relief mission

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it only has about a third of the funds needed to provide aid in the Ukraine. Hunger has escalated as the war between the government and pro-Russian rebels has continued despite a ceasefire.

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Food and water needed for Ukraine’s war victims

The humanitarian crisis in the Eastern Ukraine continues to grow. A ceasefire was signed back in September between the government and pro-Russian rebels. It’s been ignored thousands of times.

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