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United Nations Declares Famine In Southern Somalia Amid Drought, Conflict

"The food- security crisis in the Horn of Africa nation is the worst since a famine in 1992, when 300,000 people died, according to Action Against Hunger, a New York-based humanitarian organization"

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"If you would like to dine in some of the restaurants, the charity Action Against Hunger will auction 40 special dining experiences on eBay, starting tomorrow. Many of the meals on offer will include extras such as private kitchen tours."

UN Condemns `Brutal Murder' of Four Aid Workers in Afghanistan

"...Nan Dale, the U.S. executive director for Action Against Hunger/Action Contre la Faim, which had two workers kidnapped in Afghanistan last month, said humanitarian workers are being singled out. The group stopped operations in Sri Lanka, where 17 workers were killed in 2006, Dale said last month. ..."

Relief Worker Attacks in Afghanistan, Somalia Cut Aid

"...For the first time, humanitarian workers are being specifically targeted, said Nan Dale, the U.S. executive director for Paris-based Action Against Hunger/Action Contre la Faim, which had two French workers kidnapped in Afghanistan on July 18. ..."

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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