Famine

Famine in Pakistan...epa04587737 A child affected from famine waits to get medical treatment in Tharparkar, Sindh province, Pakistan, 27 January 2015. Reports state that some 47 people, most of them infants, died in January due to malnutrition in the famine-hit area of the Sindh province.

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A child affected by the famine waits to get medical treatment in Tharparkar, Sindh province, Pakistan. Reports state that about 47 people, most of them infants, died in January of malnutrition. 

Lanterns float on the water after being released during a ceremony marking remembrance and reflection, held by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist organization, honoring victims of war, famine, and natural disasters on Memorial Day at Ala Moana beach park in Honolulu, Hawaii May 27, 2013.

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Lanterns float on the water after being released during a ceremony marking remembrance and reflection, held by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist organisation. The ceremony honours victims of war, famine, and natural disasters, and is held on Memorial Day at Ala Moana beach park in Honolulu.