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Disastrous humanitarianism in Sudan

June 23, 2012

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  A brilliant piece of journalism by Channel 4 New’s Jonathan Miller on the absurdity of the humanitarian aid system. The report details how, on the eve of its first anniversary South Sudan was struggling to cope with a refugee crisis that experienced aid workers were saying was the worst they have ever seen. Broadcast on 5 […]

June 23, 2012

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The call to strike hunger at its roots

June 19, 2012

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“Someday there will be no excuse for looking back and saying why didn’t we do more, more quickly,” warned UNICEF’s director Anthony Lake as he addressed journalists in Geneva last month. Fresh back from Chad where he witnessed children dying of malnutrition, Lake was joined by the heads of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNHCR […]