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Earlier Action On Hunger Crises Can Help Prevent Famine In Conflict-Affected Nations, U.N. Official Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Early “clues” could avert conflict-driven famine — U.N.
“Looking for early clues of famine rather than waiting for images of dying children is crucial to building the resilience needed to avert full-blown hunger crises, the U.N. aid chief said on Friday, as the world faces four conflict-driven famines. ‘We took a big and very strategic decision at the U.N. … to use the clues we’ve had rather than wait for the proof that we have these famines appearing,’ said Stephen O’Brien, the United Nations’ top humanitarian official…” (Suliman, 5/12).

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