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#Starvation

# starvation - Friday 28 September, 2018

'We need real help': Doctors despair as orphaned babies die in famine-struck Yemen

Over 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation — more than half of them children.

# starvation - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# starvation - Friday 13 October, 2017

Mass starvation kills all but two penguin chicks in Antarctic colony

The thousands of death has been called a “breeding failure” by experts.

# starvation - Monday 10 July, 2017

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

# starvation - Monday 27 March, 2017

'She was wasting away': Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid

She was only allowed to shower once or twice a week and could only use the condominium’s common toilet.

# starvation - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

This is the before and after picture of a man who survived Syria's 'human slaughterhouse'

Amnesty says their new report reveals a “hidden, monstrous campaign” at Saydnaya prison.

# starvation - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Born in the middle of a war, this baby starved to death after just five months of life

“He didn’t cry and there were no tears, just stiff”.

# starvation - Friday 29 January, 2016

Daniel Pelka's killer found dead in prison cell

The boy’s mother, Magdelena Luczak, hanged herself in a separate prison last year.

# starvation - Monday 11 January, 2016

Aid trucks reach Syrian town where people are starving to death

Last week video footage emerged which showed emaciated children who were among those trapped in the town.

# starvation - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Parents arrested after 7-week-old baby dies of starvation

Prosecutors allege Data Toria Hancock was not given adequate food and medical care.

# starvation - Sunday 26 January, 2014

American campaign to help 'starving, cold, barefooted children' of Ireland

The advertisement was found in the archives of the Washington Herald from 24 March 1921.

# starvation - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Coveney extends fodder scheme: 'No animals should die of starvation'

The Minister also intervened with the banks and requested they provide more credit to farmers in need.

# starvation - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

All six horses had died or had to be humanely destroyed because of starvation and neglect.

# starvation - Friday 18 January, 2013

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned Microchipping This post contains images

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned

While some of the animals are microchipped, the information is held across across 10 databases to which the DSPCA have limited access.

# starvation - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

# starvation - Monday 12 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death

Jade Sanders and Lamont Thomas from Atlanta were found guilty of murder and child cruelty after limiting their baby’s diet to soy milk and apple juice.

# starvation - Friday 15 July, 2011

Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa

Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.

# starvation - Thursday 14 July, 2011

"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis East Africa This post contains images

"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis

A photo-essay from Oxfam in Ethiopia and a first-hand account from a Concern worker in Somalia paint a stark picture of the worst drought in the Horn of Africa in 60 years.

# starvation - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades Africa This post contains videos

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades

Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are close to yet another famine, after their driest period in around 60 years.