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A charter to end extreme hunger


This charter outlines five key actions that governments of rich and poor countries should take to stop widespread starvation as a result of drought, high food prices and conflict. It includes ensuring disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation are placed at the heart of development approaches and needs-based early warning signs of disasters with a timely and appropriate response.

The Charter has been drafted and endorsed by groups including: ActionAid, Merlin, Oxfam, Islamic Aid, Christian Aid, The Eastern Africa Civil Society Forum, CAFOD, Tearfund, International Medical Corps, Channel 16, Eastern & Southern Africa Farmers' Forum, International Rescue Committee, Muslim Aid, The Legal Resources Foundation, ADRA International, ONE, Plan International, Save the Children, West African Civil Society Forum, World Vision.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Early Warning, Food Security & Agriculture
  • Hazards:Drought

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/22341

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