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A charter to end extreme hunger

Source(s):  ActionAid International (ActionAid)
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)
Christian Aid (CA)
International Medical Corps (IMC)
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Medical Emergency Relief International (MERLIN)
Muslim Aid
Oxfam International Secretariat
Plan International
Save the Children International (SCI)
World Vision International (WVI)

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.

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  • A charter to end extreme hunger
  • Publication date 2011
  • Number of pages 2 p.

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