A Perfect Famine

A Perfect Famine What happens when everything that could go wrong does?
In Malawi bad weather, poor governance and profiteering have combined to create a desperate situation. The international community faces the dilemma of how to react when people face starvation due partly to the failures of their own government. In the meantime, people are dying. "Since this hunger started I have never seen a truck from the government leaving maize," says Nurse Sister Modesta. "If nothing is coming these people are going to die."

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