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The Water War

World Must Wake Up to Injustice of Famine

Originally posted on Sharing: Water covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface but for the most part it is composed of salt water and even the sweet one is not always accessible: only 0.3 is found in rivers and lakes and can be used by humans . The danger of tensions and conflicts linked to…


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Relief Aid

The Foreign Correspondent: A Site of "Revealing Interviews" of a Foreign Correspondent, the Journalist and Writer


from a Google search (my “filing system” to rescue me from “sheer utter chaos”)…0.0..0.1102.6605.3-2j2j2j3j1……0….1..gws-wiz…….0i7i30._3SoTdvMbF4


Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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A man-made disaster: Inside South Sudan’s famine crisis with David Shearer

“An Extraordinary Life”: The Young Kiwi Nurse

The world cannot continue down the same road it is at present

The world cannot continue down the same road as it is at present…

War and Peace: 'Fighting the war to <strong>win the peace.'

The world cannot continue down the same road as it is at present. It is difficult to get accurate information about the amount that is spent world-wide each year on armaments. The most recent statistics that I could find were from 2006 when the figure was $1204 billion and we’re told that’s increasing by an estimated 3.5 per cent each year.
Now it doesn’t really matter whether these figures are the odd billion or so out, everyone will acknowledge that whatever the total, it is an obscene amount. Dwight Eisenhower said when he was President of the United States of America, “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed.”
With under-resourced humanitarian aid agencies endeavouring to alleviate suffering around the world, the day cannot come…

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“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”