Thursday, March 04, 2010

Darfur Children 'On Brink Of Starvation'

Darfur is on the brink of a new human catastrophe, with children increasingly at risk of starvation because of drought and neglect, says a children's charity.

The children, many of whom have known nothing but war, are uncared for and the situation is getting worse, Kids For Kids charity founder Patricia Parker said.

"I am struggling to come to terms with what I saw in the hospital in El Fasher, the regional capital of North Darfur," she told Sky News Online.

"Small babies, their sunken eyes too big for their little faces, legs and arms stick thin, gazed solemnly at me, too weak to cry.

"They come from the villages and no one seems to want to know about them. The world is weary of Darfur." Read more >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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