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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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Ukraine: teacher brings sunshine for war victims

As war has devastated the Eastern Ukraine, the stress on civilians has been both material and psychological. Over a million people have been forced from their homes.

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