FoxNews.com: CARE CEO: Famine is stalking the world and America urgently needs to lead

FoxNews.com: CARE CEO: Famine is stalking the world and America urgently needs to lead

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4/17/17

At this very moment famine conditions, marked by extreme hunger and malnutrition, are tightening their grip on more than 20 million people in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria, writes CARE CEO Michelle Nunn in an op-ed on FoxNews.com. Each day produces more disturbing images, of men and women whose faces look hollow, of beautiful babies turned to skeletons.

Now it is our hope that President Trump will see them – really see them – as well.

Last week, after watching images of what chemical weapons did to innocent children, President Trump changed course on Syria. If he also were to shift his response to famine conditions, launching not missiles but rather a ramped-up emergency relief, thousands if not millions of lives would be saved.

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9 month old Chiok Kuol Kaang was admitted to the MSF health center on February 28 2017 for severe malnutrition after arriving the day before in the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (POC) site from Koch county, Unity State. After being discharged on 14th March he was enrolled in CARE's supplementary feeding program where he is given plumpy nut food supplement. CARE/Lucy Beck

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