Category Archives: Disasters

Famine – the look and feel

Famine, it has been argued, is one of the most devastating of the preventable disasters in human culture and history. Despite the tireless work of relief agencies, individuals, and governments to end world hunger, many regions continue to face famine … Continue reading

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What would happen to a nursing baby in a famine?

The answer: nothing, if the mother was smart enough to just keep nursing (assuming baby is under 6 months old). Breastfed babies die in famine situations all the time though right? Yep. Because the mother is so desperate, so unable … Continue reading

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