08 Feb '12, 7pm

Another food crisis looming in Africa: nearly 5 million South Sudanese lacking food via @mongabay

Another food crisis looming in Africa: nearly 5 million South Sudanese lacking food via @mongabay

Delayed response to Somalia famine cost thousands of lives (01/18/2012) A hesitant response by the international community likely led to thousands of unnecessary deaths in last year's famine in East Africa finds a new report released by Oxfam and Save the Children. The report, entitled A Dangerous Delay, says that early warning systems worked in informing the international community about the likelihood of a dire food crisis in East Africa, however a "culture of risk aversion" led to months-long delays. By the time aid arrived it was already too late for many. The British government has estimated somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000 people perished in the famine, half of whom were likely children under five. Global food prices set record in 2011 (01/16/2012) Last year saw the highest average food prices since recording began in 1990, according to the Food and Agriculture O...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0208-hance_southsudan_food....

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