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The Horn of Africa

The Stream, October 10: Water and the State of Hunger

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Food Security Approximately 12.5 percent of the global population--or…
The Horn of Africa

The Stream, August 7: Locals Weigh In On Mining and Dams

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Dams Communities in Mexico's southern states of Puebla, Tabasco,…
Food Floods Flooding 2011 Thailand Cambodia Vietnam Philippines Laos Rice Maize Corn Crop

UN Report: Floods Threaten Southeast Asia Food Crisis, Disrupt Thai Car Industry

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With hundreds of deaths, thousands of damaged hectares, and millions of refugees, this year's fall flooding has equated to a devastating wet season.
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.
The Horn of Africa

Worsening Humanitarian Crisis: Unprecedented Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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The drought has gripped large regions of eastern Africa, leaving an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and is likely to continue for much of the year, according to the United Nations.
The Horn of Africa

The Stream, March 18: Japan and Haiti

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Fuel shortages, heavy snowfall and freezing weather are hampering…