Famine And Hunger In Africa: What You Need To Know


 

Famine And Hunger In Africa: What You Need To Know

Updated May 12, 2017 Chris Huber

Source: worldvision.org

Milions of people  are experiencing unprecedented hunger and famine in Africa. A combination of conflict, recurring severe drought, and high food prices are to blame.

For about 100,000 people in South Sudan, it’s so bad the United Nations officially declared famine. Large areas of Somalia are on the brink of famine, too. About 1 million children in worst-affected regions of the continent are severely acutely malnourished, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports.

This means that people are starving to death. Right now.

“The goal should be that they return and help to rebuild their own countries,” he was quoted by the newspaper as saying.

Source: Dalai Lama Said Europe Has Taken In Too Many Refugees.

Picture Credit: thelawofattraction.org

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