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# Starvation

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# Starvation
'We need real help': Doctors despair as orphaned babies die in famine-struck Yemen
Over 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation — more than half of them children.
# Starvation
Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country
Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.
# Adelie penguins
Mass starvation kills all but two penguin chicks in Antarctic colony
The thousands of death has been called a “breeding failure” by experts.
# World War 2
Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer
Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.
# Starvation
'She was wasting away': Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid
She was only allowed to shower once or twice a week and could only use the condominium’s common toilet.
# inhuman conditions
This is the before and after picture of a man who survived Syria's 'human slaughterhouse'
Amnesty says their new report reveals a “hidden, monstrous campaign” at Saydnaya prison.
# Yemen
Born in the middle of a war, this baby starved to death after just five months of life
“He didn’t cry and there were no tears, just stiff”.
# Stepfather
Daniel Pelka's killer found dead in prison cell
The boy’s mother, Magdelena Luczak, hanged herself in a separate prison last year.
# madaya
Aid trucks reach Syrian town where people are starving to death
Last week video footage emerged which showed emaciated children who were among those trapped in the town.
# maltreatment
Parents arrested after 7-week-old baby dies of starvation
Prosecutors allege Data Toria Hancock was not given adequate food and medical care.
# history lesson
American campaign to help 'starving, cold, barefooted children' of Ireland
The advertisement was found in the archives of the Washington Herald from 24 March 1921.
# more fodder
Coveney extends fodder scheme: 'No animals should die of starvation'
The Minister also intervened with the banks and requested they provide more credit to farmers in need.
# Animal Rights
Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week
All six horses had died or had to be humanely destroyed because of starvation and neglect.
# Microchipping
Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned
While some of the animals are microchipped, the information is held across across 10 databases to which the DSPCA have limited access.
# Save the Children
A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report
A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# US Courts
US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death
Jade Sanders and Lamont Thomas from Atlanta were found guilty of murder and child cruelty after limiting their baby’s diet to soy milk and apple juice.
# east africa
Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa
Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.
# east africa
"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis
A photo-essay from Oxfam in Ethiopia and a first-hand account from a Concern worker in Somalia paint a stark picture of the worst drought in the Horn of Africa in 60 years.
# Africa
Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades
Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are close to yet another famine, after their driest period in around 60 years.