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Report: Syria’s Food Security Worsens Due to Drought and Conflict

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Food prices set to climb as production of wheat and other staple…
North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, September 14: Has Thailand Done Enough to Prepare For Floods?

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Floods A recent spate of flooding in Thailand has raised concerns…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

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Poor rains have led to crop failures in Somalia, and the threat of food price increases could push parts of the country back into famine. Meanwhile, there is little relief for those who fled to neighboring Kenya, as the refugee camps there are facing water shortages.
North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, August 3: Floods Wipe Out North Korea's Drinking Water

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More than 3 million Syrians will require food aid over the next…

Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa's Sahel

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An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.
North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, November 15: 'Waterless' Fracking?

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Where are the world's biggest sources of renewable energy? According…
North Korea Food Crisis

Differing Views On North Korea's Food Crisis

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Torrential rains, heavy summer floods, and typhoons have compounded North Korea’s dysfunctional food-distribution system, leaving millions — including many children — in danger of malnutrition, according to some media outlets and humanitarian-aid groups. But others contend that additional analysis is necessary to verify the circumstances.
North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, August 3: Of Food and Conflict

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The Shabab Islamist insurgent group in Somalia is blocking starving…
North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, August 1: Land-grabbing in Ethiopia

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Human rights group Survival International has accused the Ethiopian…
North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, July 28: U.S. Shale Gas and Russia's Energy Influence

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The shale gas boom in the United States has weakened Russia’s…