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Food Emergency: 20 Million On The Verge Of Starvation As The World Teeters On The Brink Of A Global Famine

Posted by truthpills on 2009/11/17

Nov 13, 2009

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has announced that severe drought and brutal civil wars in east Africa have left more than 20 million people in desperate need of emergency food assistance. In its announcement, the FAO was quite blunt in assessing what is happening in the region: “The situation is very worrying due to expected crop and pasture failures from poor rains in several areas, the increase in conflicts, trade disruptions and continuing high food prices.” The truth is that most people in the western world have no concept what is going on over in east Africa. The picture at the top of this article is of a bulldozer pushing a pile of cows that have died due to the severe drought in the region. There are severe shortages of both food and water. Survival is a daily question for millions. It really does seem like the end of the world. But the reality is that serious food shortages are about to become a problem for the rest of the globe as well.
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