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'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya - A decision by extremist Islamic militants to ban delivery of food aid and a "normalization of crisis" that numbed international donors to unfolding disaster made south-central Somalia the most...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-03/charts-133k-somalia-famine-child-deat
Not For Web
Satellite imagery shows NKorea missile activity

...Washington's most recent attempt to negotiate a freeze in the North's nuclear program and a test moratorium in exchange for food aid collapsed with the April launch that the U.S. regarded as a cover for testing ballistic missile technology.In 2009...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-13/satellite-imagery-shows-nkorea-missile-
State
North Korea defies warnings, launches long-range rocket

...exchange for aid fell apart in early 2009.A February deal for the United States to provide 240,000 metric tons of food aid in exchange for a freeze in nuclear and missile activities collapsed after the North's April launch.North Korea said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-11/north-korea-defies-warnings-launches-lo
State
New nonfiction to entertain and intrigue

...information and explain where their food comes from (some is grown by the profiled person, most from stores, some from food aid sources). In addition, there are several longer essays about cooking, eating, and food-taboos, and of course...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121610/art_757473070.shtml
Arts
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska salmon be sent as part of Kosovo food aid THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KODIAK - Gov...salmon as a protein source in U.S. food aid packages sent to Kosovo refugees...your staff indicate that USDA's food aid package provided to the Kosovars currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042799/Loc_foodaid.shtml
Salmon feeds recipients of food aid programs

...salmon, purchased through federal food aid programs, now feeds hungry people...Kodiak fisherman Bruce Schactler, the food aid coordinator for the Alaska Seafood...the world's dominant donor for food aid, the USDA has purchased less food...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110107/sta_20071101004.shtml
News
Street battles in Somali capital amid famine help

...permission allowing aid groups to operate in areas under militant control has denied hundreds of thousands of Somalis access to food aid, he said. Ankunda added that al-Shabab has sent 300 reinforcement fighters to Mogadishu in recent days. Refugees...

http://juneauempire.com/jason-straziuso/2011-07-28/street-battles-somali-capital
Get tough with North Korea

...come back to the negotiating table through the promise of food aid for its starving population.Prior to its failure, the...dealing with this tyrannical regime - do we continue to offer food aid in the face of not only bad but utterly irresponsible behavior...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-07/get-tough-north-korea
Opinion
Outside editorial: The starving can't wait

...government has required that its food aid be purchased at home and shipped by...President Obama, can cut the cost of food aid by up to one-third in parts of Africa...a couple of months. The amount of food aid funds authorized for local and regional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052410/opi_643732704.shtml
Opinion
Economic stimulus for bluegrass musicians

...Africa, birthplace of said banjo. Along with a need for fresh strings, out-of-work musicians also need housing and food-aid programs, a problem which can easily be solved by reinstating the award-winning chef from the governor's mansion...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031309/ent_408687281.shtml

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