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Palestinian Mahmoud Obaidi dies of dehydration in Yarmouk refugee camp

[ PIC 21/11/2013 – 10:23 AM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– A Palestinian young man died of dehydration and malnutrition in Yarmouk refugee, camp south of Damascus, on Wednesday night. The action group for Palestinians in Syria said in a statement on Thursday that Mahmoud Obaidi died as a result of the tight siege on the Yarmouk […]

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Child malnutrition remains high in West Bank and Gaza

The Electronic Intifada | Jerusalem | 3 August 2012 Most aid organizations remain focused on temporary, short-term solutions rather than the underlying problems of food insecurity. (Suhair Karam / IRIN) JERUSALEM (IRIN) – At a glance, the latest data on food security in the West Bank and Gaza Strip — released by the Food and […]

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Feeling the pain of ‘others’: Humanity lives on ~ by Ramzy Baroud

Could Gaza under the Israeli siege really be sending aid to famine-besieged Somalia? I remember how exhilarated I felt when I was told I was old enough to fast for the month of Ramadan. My feelings had little to do with abstention from food and drink between dawn and sunset each day. For a child, […]

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