Famine, Conflict, and Response: A Basic Guide
* A practical guide to underlying causes and immediate, lasting solutions for famine
* Explains efficient use of resources in a crisis
* Written by a well-known disaster relief practitioner and humanitarian
Fred Cuny adopts an economic approach to wartime famine that is still considered innovative and challenging by field experts. His international fieldwork in both natural and man-made disasters is visionary and his approach to famine pragmatic. This book focuses on counter-famine measures revolving around people’s livelihoods, giving humanitarian relief workers a more permanent solution to world hunger.
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Famine and Its Causes
Consequences of Famine
Geography of Famine
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