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- The forgotten famine. Cater, N. // Africa Report;May/Jun91, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p60
Considers the `donor fatigue' that many Western donors are suffering despite a two year drought that puts 20 million in the Sahel at risk of famine. `Donor fatigue' threatening Africa's fragile future; Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO); World Food Programme (WFP); Vulnerability of...
- The cycle of dependency. Hill, H. // Africa Report;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p45
Focuses on the dramatically changing role of food aid, and shows how the underlying reasons, the mechanics and the effects of food aid are more complicated than previously thought. Food distribution in Angola, with the purpose of preventing ruralAngolans from eating seeds for agriculture;...
- Putting the famine in context. // Commonweal;11/30/84, Vol. 111 Issue 17, p658
Opinion. Aid needs to be given to the 25 African countries where people are dying daily, but if that aid is only given in the form of food, it will only worsen the situation. The world community should make it possible for Africa to take care ofitself.
- The politics of hunger. // Essence (Essence);Apr85, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p76
The author, based on a visit to drought-stricken areas of Burkina Faso in French-speaking West Africa, states that Africa is engaged in a life-or-death struggle for its very survival. Drought is but one more aspect of the dialectic of East versus West, African versus European, Black versus...
- China: The great leap to disaster or China: The great famine or China: The harvest of Death or. Jowett, A.J. // Focus;Fall90, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p19
Studies the devastation caused by famine in China in 1959. Analysis of demographic data that indicates the magnitude of the famine; How it caused a substantial decline in fertility; Failure of leader Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward (GLF) program which brought on the famine; Government's refusal...
- Why Help Ethiopia. // New Scientist;1/19/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1752, p17
Assesses the reasons why people must help stop the famine in Ethiopia. Unnatural vs. natural famine; Selfish reasons for getting involved; Stopping the cycle of famine and erosion in Ethiopia; Drought and civil war in both Ethiopian famines; World fatigue with famine relief; International...
- Dying for no cause. Aaronson, Mike // New Statesman & Society;9/4/92, Vol. 5 Issue 218, p23
Contends that inefficiency and infighting at the United Nations is causing thousands of unnecessary deaths in Somalia. Lack of an overall plan to coordinate relief groups in the famine-stricken country; Lethargy of the UN system as a whole; Change that must occur.
- Famine is gripping parts of North Korea. Hanson, Cynthia; Bandrapalli, Suman // Christian Science Monitor;12/21/95, Vol. 88 Issue 19, p2
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- Broadcast response. // Newsweek;11/5/84 Supplement, Vol. 104 Issue 18, p46
Last week NBC broadcast a 5-minute BBC report on the massive, drought-induced famine in Ethiopia. At the end of the week the US government committed $45 million for food aid--and at Save the Children headquarters, the phones continued to ring.