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Hunger at Damascus door as Syrian government blocks aid

Hunger at Damascus door as Syrian government blocks aid

At the doors of the Syrian capital, children with wrinkled faces and arms like sticks are going hungry because President Bashar Assad’s forces, supported by Russia and Iran, are blocking trucks filled with humanitarian relief. As the government and its opponents wrap up another fruitless round of talks in Geneva, humanitarian officials warn that conditions […]

December 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Aug  08, – More than 50 million people living in 17 conflict-ridden countries are in “severe food insecurity”, two UN agencies warned recently. While grain silos in many Western countries may overflow this winter, tens of millions of people risk going without food as hunger is being used more than ever as a weapon of […]

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Almonds don’t add to body weight: Study

Almonds don’t add to body weight: Study

Oct 11, – “This research suggests that almonds may be a good snacks option, especially for those concerned about weight,” said Richard Mattes, professor of nutrition science at Purdue University in the US. Snacking on almonds helps in reducing hunger while improving dietary vitamin E and fat intake without increasing body weight, according to a […]

October 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti crisis deepening

2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti crisis deepening

June 10, BELLE ANSE, Haiti (AP) — The hair on broomstick-thin children has turned patchy and orangish, their stomachs have ballooned to the size of their heads and many look half their age — the tell-tale signs of malnutrition. Mabriole town official Geneus Lissage fears that death is imminent for these children if Haitian authorities […]

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