Tagged: starvation

Drought, hunger push Somalis to flee amid fears of famine

In this photo taken Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, malnourished baby Ali Hassan, 9-months-old, is held by his mother Fadumo Abdi Ibrahim, who fled the drought in southern Somalia, at a feeding center in a camp in Mogadishu, Somalia. Thousands of desperate people are streaming into Somalia’s capital seeking food as a result a prolonged drought, overwhelming local and international aid agencies, while the Somali government warns of a looming famine, compounded by the country’s ongoing conflict against Islamic extremists. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

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Ethiopia drought driving worst food crisis in 30 years, Save the Children says

A farmer in his barren field in Sewena, Bale Zone, Ethiopia

A farmer in his barren field in Sewena, Bale Zone, Ethiopia

The Save the Children charity says it has raised less than a third of what it needs to help Ethiopia cope with a drought which has left 10.2 million people critically short of food

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Starving sea lion pups stranding on California beaches

From left, Kirsten Sedlick, Daniel Connor, Ashley Cook and Brennan Slavik tube-feed the rescued sea lion pups at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Laguna Beach, Calif. Since January, more than 1,100 starving and sickly sea lion pups have washed up along California’s coast. Rescue centers have taken in about 800 but are stretched thin by the demand. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

 

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Myanmar street kids turn to sniffing glue to forget hunger

In this Dec. 22, 2014 photo, a street child sniffs glue from a tin in the foreground of a roadside garbage dump in Hlaing Tharyar, northwest of Yangon, Myanmar. Since the lifting of Western sanctions, more than 500 foreign businesses have invested $50 billion in Myanmar. But as poor families move from rural areas to the big city in hopes of finding work, many find them selves struggling to get by. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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