Archives for posts with tag: Famine

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The plight of refugees is the same, regardless of century, race, ethnicity, sex, age & color. –MORE–

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Blog Report: NEW HOPE & EXPECTATIONS FOR SOMALIA, By Susan Sacirbey
Somalia’s 7.2 million people have struggled & survived 2 decades of civil conflict, drought, & famine. But today, 11 September, ushers in a new era of hope. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the new president-elect of the Federal Republic of Somalia.
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Blog Report: AFRICANS ADDRESSING AN AFRICAN CONFLICT: UN TO MANDATE MALI PEACEKEEPING FORCE? By Ambassador Mo
Mali has been embroiled in coups & rebel fighting complicated by famine that threatens to tear apart the country at its most vulnerable & expose its citizens to further deprivation & killing. As in several other states, relevant regional organizations, The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) & the African Union (AU), are seeking to deploy peacekeepers. –More–
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Blog Report: RAP STAR MAKING GOOD ON PROMISE! By Ambassador Mo
A Father’s Day role model doing good for Africa’s kids. “50 Cent”, rap star Curtis Jackson, made visit to Horn of Africa, Somalia & Kenya, to see first hand impact of famine. 50 Cent last year made a public commitment to provide one billion meals for the hungry. –More–
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Film Report: SAHEL NOW! SOUNDING THE ALARM
Set of film reports/videos now being launched by UNICEF to urgently raise awareness and sound the alarm regarding drought, hunger and famine now threatening the Sahel. This Report explains what can be done and exactly where/what is Sahel and the threat and especially focused on social media. –Watch–
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ImageCOUP, REBELLION, FAMINE – WHAT TO DO ABOUT MALI? By Ambassador Mo
Much talk but little action about the recent coups and Tuareg rebellion in Mali. As is often the case with its former colonies, France is taking the lead, but also the Economic Community of West African States is asserting its regional role as it did in the Ivory Coast. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/films/blog_post/couprebellionfamine-what-to-do-about-mali/49603

DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: FOOTBALL AGAINST FAMINE, By Ambassador Mo
300 European professional clubs football stars will help raise awareness of the need for urgent action to avert a humanitarian disaster in the Sahel region of Africa. Starting on Saturday, European professional clubs will play a series of matches over four days in various cities, from Glasgow in Scotland to Novosibirsk in Russia, to raise awareness among football enthusiasts. -More-
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