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How political and military conflict cause famine

Clip: 03/03/2018 | 4m 18s

South Sudan and Yemen are at the brink of a severe food crisis, with over 400,000 malnourished children in Yemen, the United Nations estimates. Alex De Waal, a Tufts professor who spent years in the Horn of Africa, talks to Megan Thompson about his new book, “Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine” and how military conflict causes famine.

Aired: 03/03/18

Rating: NR

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