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  UN officials: Yemen could face famine if no immediate action  The escalating conflict has left two-thirds of the population in need of humanitarian aid and the country could face famine this year   Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death'   More than 50,000 children in Somalia face death because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says Yemen on brink of famine, says UN official  Months of conflict in Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of famine, according to a head of the UN's World Food Programme (WFP)   Starved Syrians flee Damascus suburb   Thousands of Syrian civilians have finally been allowed to leave the besieged Damascus suburb of Muadhamiya   US warns Syria over 'mass hunger'  Washington: The US has urged the Syrian government to allow immediate aid convoys to starving civilians cut off in rebel-held suburbs of Damascus Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'  Nearly 260,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2010 to 2012. Half of them were children under the age of five Sudan faces potential famine Somali famine 'to kill thousands'. Somalia   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
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2017-11-08 Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine Yemen
C. 2017-03-10 UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945 UN
3. 2017-01-26 UN officials: Yemen could face famine if no immediate action Yemen
E. 2016-02-08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Puntland, Somalia
5. 2015-08-19 Yemen on brink of famine, says UN official Yemen
6. 2013-10-29 Starved Syrians flee Damascus suburb Muadhamiya, Damascus
H. 2013-10-18 US warns Syria over 'mass hunger' Washington
I. 2013-05-02 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' Somalia
J. 2012-01-18 Sudan faces potential famine Sudan

  UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945
  Yemen: UN official warns of world's biggest famine

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  Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades 'with millions of victims' if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned
  The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid 'a catastrophe'


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  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area
Aug.13 Somalia PM orders aid protection Aug.12 U.N.: Not enough money to fight famine. Somalia Aug.3   Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Map of Mogadishu Somalia
  Three more regions of Somalia have now been struck by famine, including the capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations announced
Aug.2 Al Qaeda affiliate threatens starving. Somalia Jul.22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place  Islamist militants in Somalia have reversed a pledge to allow foreign aid agencies to operate in famine-struck regions in the nation Jul.20 US to aid Islamist Somali areas  Somalia: The US has said it will send aid to famine-hit areas of Somalia controlled by the Islamist group al-Shabab U.N. declares famine in southern Somalia Jul.19 UN to declare famine in Somalia
  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century
Jul.9 UN calls for aid inside Somalia
Jul.5 UNHCR in 'human tragedy' warning. Somalia

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Jan.5 More than 1 million in Somalia going hungry

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Mar.24 U.N.: One million people at risk in Darfur
  More than one million people are at risk of losing food, water and shelter in coming months, following the expulsion of international aid groups

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Nov.15 U.N. agency in Gaza runs out of food  A United Nations aid agency whose supply lines have been cut off couldn't help Gaza residents seeking humanitarian assistance Jun.4 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine  Somalia is facing life-threatening food and water shortages leaving millions at risk for starvation Jan.23 Hijackings hit food distribution  Darfur: A surge of truck hijackings threatens to cut off food rations for 2 million people after 22 of World Food Program vehicles were attacked Jan.21 UN says Gaza facing food shortage   UN food aid to about 860,000 people in the Strip will have to be suspended within days if Israel's blockade continues

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Dec.7 Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis  Somalia: Somalis are still suffering from hunger linked to 2005 scorching drought

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Oct.15 '70,000 Darfur dead' since March  UN official: displaced people have died mainly from disease and malnutrition Aug.10 Starvation stalks youngest in Darfur  Doctors estimate one in five children is severely malnourished Jun.9 Children dying of hunger
  Darfur: Hundreds of children have started to starve to death in war-torn province of Darfur Jun.2 WHO seeks urgent action in Sudan  Darfur: Millions may die in the Darfur region unless there is an immediate outpouring of international aid

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