TITLE

Hunger in Myanmar's "dry zone"

PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Filipino Post;4/17/2014, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that there is a hunger in Myanmar's central regions of Mandalay, Magway and Lower Sagaing, known as the "dry zone." The region is the home to a quarter of the country's 58 million people. It is stated that the hunger is pushing local people into hunger, malnutrition and debt. According to a 2014 survey by the World Food Programme, Save the Children, and the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development, 18.5 percent of dry zone households face food insecurity.
ACCESSION #
95679378

 

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