Keyword: Famine

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Famine Avoided Despite Drought and ‘Zud’ in Mongolia

Summary of published paper.

Issue 20, November 2003 (page 9)

Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid and Reform

Summary of book review.

Issue 32, January 2008 (page 8)

Mortality in Somalia during food insecurity and famine (2010-2012)

The report summarised below on mortality rates during the Somali famine of 2010-12 casts a long shadow over the effectiveness of humanitarian response systems. An online blog written by Andy Seal and Rob Bailey is appended as a form of post-script as it raises a critical political dimension to the Somalia famine which has not been a significant part of the discourse since these events and warrants urgent further discussion in the context of future complex emergencies (Ed).

Issue 45, May 2013 (page 4)

Nutrition Survey in the DPRK

Two previous articles in Field Exchange focused on the food emergency in DPRK.

Issue 6, February 1999 (page 14)

One hundred years of famine – a pause for reflection

As the millennium draws to a close, memories of the appalling man-made famine in southern Sudan last year are hard to erase.

Issue 8, November 1999 (page 20)

Policy lessons from Malawi

Summary of report.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 4)

Retrospective determination of whether famine existed in Niger

Summary of published research.

Issue 35, March 2009 (page 10)

Sudan in Crisis

Some people and organisations are questioning the severity of the situation in South Sudan. As an organisation working in 7 locations in Bahr-El-Gazal, Médecins Sans Frontières confirms that the population is facing a dire situation.

Issue 5, October 1998 (page 25)

The danger of interpreting anthropometric data out of context

The Concern programme in North Eastern Afghanistan (in non-Taliban held areas) has been operational since 1998 in two provinces Badakshan with a population of 842,702 and Takhar with a population of 883,910.

Issue 14, November 2001 (page 22)

The limits of human starvation

Summary of published paper.

Issue 15, April 2002 (page 5)