Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Africa famine

  • WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the famine in Somalia has eased but 13.3 million people across the Horn of Africa still need emergency food, shelter or other aid.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • The iconic Justice League characters from DC Entertainment are embarking on a new quest and calling fans to action with the "We Can Be Heroes" campaign.
  • (Ecorazzi.com)
  • Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Nearly US$ 50 million was raised by the African Union (AU) to assist the countries in the Horn of Africa, threatened by famine, the AU Commissioner for the rural economy and agriculture, Mrs.
  • (Reliefweb.int)
  • Natural sciences can predict certain things quite well once they have established particular natural laws. But political and social sciences are notoriously bad at it. This is not surprising.
  • (The Guardian)
  • Presidents, prime ministers and senior government officials pledged the funds in August in a delayed response to the hunger crisis that threatened more than 12 million Kenyans, Somalis and Ethiopians with starvation.
  • (Daily Telegraph)
  • As the famine and drought in Africa continue to rage, DC Entertainment is turning to its strongest superheroes to help the 13 million people in need of lifesaving aid.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • A hesitant response by the international community likely led to thousands of unnecessary deaths in last years famine in East Africa finds a new report released by Oxfam and Save the Children.
  • (News.Mongabay)
  • NAIROBI, Kenya — Somali insurgents have shut down food aid distribution by a major aid group because they say the organization is distributing spoiled food in the famine-hit south.
  • (Washington Post)

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