Better Aid Needed To Prevent Starvation In CAR
Huffington Post: Act Now to Stop Mass Starvation in Central African Republic
William Lambers, author and member of the Feeding America Blogger Council
“Ertharin Cousin, director of the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP), is urging the world to help the starving people of the Central African Republic. … For what Cousin and her staff are witnessing is a humanitarian tragedy. They know it will get much worse unless the world listens to the cries for help. WFP, which relies on voluntary funding, has received so little in donations that it has not been able to preposition food for the rainy season. This is the time of year when roads are washed out and food supplies cannot move. The U.N. food agency is taking on a dangerous hunger relief mission…” (3/20).
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