Famine persists with opulent power behind it: “The Famine” sculpture in Dublin, Ireland by Rowan Gillespie. (Credit Christine Mitchell CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Great Hunger: Famines from Ireland to Yemen

October 2, 2017 Kathy Kelly

Countries in Africa which the U.S. has helped destabilize, such as Somalia, are convulsed in fighting which exacerbates effects of drought and drives helpless civilians toward points of hoped for refuge. Many have chosen a path of escape through the famine-torn country of Yemen.

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