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After 25 years and a civil war: Sierra Leone on the rise

...Many children had extended bellies, skinny arms and legs, diarrhea and runny noses typical of parasitic infestation, malnutrition and other water borne diseases. Half the children died in Sierra Leone before their fifth birthday. Still, the people...
'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

...normalization of crisis in south-central Somalia, and that I think the international community has become used to levels of malnutrition and food insecurity in southern Somalia that in other parts of the world would be considered unacceptable," Hillbruner...
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U.S.-led university thrives in North Korea

...hunger. He saw a group from the countryside visiting the capital - they appeared lean, emaciated and had black skin from malnutrition, he said.He also saw people some years ago harvesting acorns, which can be used to feed pigs or are eaten by humans...
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Traditions in Chad harm, kill underfed children

...enormous, international intervention, malnutrition continues to soar to scandalous levels...survival is remarkably high.Yet acute malnutrition is only getting worse in the Sahel...treated for the most acute form of malnutrition in Chad. In 2011, it was 65,000. The...
Hunger games: Scarce corn is better used to fuel people than cars

...but the decision could have something to say about how many million people in the African Sahel will die from starvation or malnutrition in the next few years. Jackson must decide, under section 211(o)(7) of the Clean Air Act, how much renewable fuel...
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Solidarity with those who suffer

...Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria and Chad are facing malnutrition or even starvation this summer because of failed crops caused...million children under the age of five suffering from severe malnutrition. Throughout my years I have been responsible for signing...
Alaska islanders held during WWII reunite

...better than civilians taken from China or Korea, Mason says. But the Attuans nonetheless endured three and a half years of malnutrition, illness and, at times abuse at the hands of their captors.Other Alaska Natives were treated almost as badly by their...
Marketing Alaska's seafood to the world

...We have looked at what kind of legacy we can leave our children," Brennan said. Fish could address all aspects of world malnutrition, Brennan said. Fish should be a staple protein source for subsistence, personal use and sports fisheries, he said...

Troopers: Man dies of starvation, exposure KODIAK - A 69-year-old Kodiak man apparently died from malnutrition and hypothermia, Alaska State Troopers said. The body of William Suryan was found Friday in his trailer, and officials say it's...
Researchers seek an explanation for underweight whales

...fat should have covered whales' spines last winter, researchers saw vertebrae sticking out. They spotted other signs of malnutrition - depressions around the blowholes and head, and protruding shoulder blades - that may indicate declining health. At least...


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