Tag: Famine

War, Disease & Famine: Yemen Crisis at Breaking Point

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Millions of Yemenis are on the brink of starvation while the country is in the midst of the world’s fastest-growing cholera epidemic. Civil war, foreign military intervention, and a naval blockade have caused death and disease on a massive scale. Yemen can no longer sustain itself following a prolonged and bloody insurrection and a brutal […]

Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn’t reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are abandoned. On the eve of […]

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