Famine, Conflict, and Response: A Basic Guide

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Kumarian Press, 1999 - Social Science - 175 pages
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* 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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Cuny was a well-known disaster relief practitioner and tireless humanitarian with a maverick style. His international field work in both natural and man made disasters was visionary and his approach to famines was pragmatic. He disappeared in Chechnya in 1995.

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