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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
...P. R. Kumaraswamy; Manjari Singh The ability of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to provide basic food to its citizens and inhabitants and thus ensure food security has been hampered by a host of physiological factors and resource constraints. Some of the periodic social upheavals and violence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... change, water shortages, and resulting migrations of people could result in an acute problem of food scarcity across the region. As outbreaks of the Arab Spring showed, a shortfall of food and a rise in the prices of staple items can have a devastating impact on the stability of the entire region...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
...J. Ndumbe Anyu; Samuel Moki The authors contend that the pervasiveness of piracy on the African coasts is threatening global security. Within Somalia, it is causing a disruption of food supplies, fostering internal conflict, and increasing the prices of basic commodities. Globally...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 116–128.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... The most affected area in Ethiopia is the Somali region, where scores of people have fled their homes in search of food and water at feeding centers in Gode and other surrounding towns. Ethiopian and nongovernmental organization officials have criticized...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... The remaining 9.4 billion hec­tares of land is divided into 1.5 bil- lion hec­tares for raising food; 3.5 billion hec­tares for grazing domestic­ated animals; 3.8 billion hec­tares for forests; 0.3 billion hec­tares for lakes, rivers, and wetlands; and 0.3 billion hec­tares for c­ities. Life barely exists...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 38–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... million are at risk, according to World Food Program (WFP) officials. The primary cause of the current humanitarian crisis is drought due to poor rains over the past several years. In Eritrea, according to WFP, “rainfall has been poor since October 2001, with the almost total failure of the March...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
... that showed any concern for them with tangible deeds. Golden Dawn organized food drives for the poor and for families whose breadwinners had lost their jobs and were struggling to make ends meet. The party secured and distributed, free of charge, tons of foods, including packages of pasta, potatoes...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... thousand Jews in Crimea and thirty-­five thousand to forty thousand in the North Caucasus. The author devotes an entire chapter to the food considerations of the Holocaust in the region. He highlights some of the war’s dreadful absurdities, such as the Soviets prioritizing cattle evacuation over...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 27–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in southern Sudan. The bombs have hit civilian locations, including relief agency com- pounds, and convoys. Getting food and supplies through southern Sudan is difficult enough because of the deplorable conditions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
... of humanitarian outreach. Today, American compassion reaches around the world as never before: 1. The United States is by far and away the largest donor to the stricken Darfur region, supplying more than half the emergency food aid. Since the start of the conflict in 2003, America has spent nearly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
...) in 1997. There was inadequate shelter, food, supplies, and sanitation facilities, but perhaps worse, the ref- ugees had no idea how the registration process would work or where they could go.13 Despite mounting criticism that the Greek response to the crisis was wholly inadequate, the UNHCR...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... over the next three decades while having to endure the uncertain effects of climate change on the river’s hydrology.16 The stress upon other natural resources, in particular food production, is obvious under these circumstances. MENA countries already depend to a very large extent on food...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 59–77.
Published: 01 June 2000
... percent of all Yugoslavs eighteen or older are unemployed fol- lowing the NATO bombing war.1 Robert Hauser, emergency coordinator for the United Nations’ World Food Program, says relief workers will face the daunting task of feeding, clothing, and even sheltering...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., however. The most fundamental critique is that which is regularly leveled against positive rights in general. Thus, Daniel Maxwell argues that it is not clear how such rights can be realized and who is responsible for them.12 While the content of par- ticular rights (to food, clean water, basic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 September 2009
... supplies such as food and fuel. According to the Center for European Policy Studies, truckloads of food and medical aid allowed into Gaza in December 2008 were a mere 16 per day, down from 123 in October 2008 and 475 in May 2007.3 This is particularly significant, 1. Tobias Buck, “Latest Bloody...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., in the vil- lage of Bieh, just off the newly constructed oil road in the middle of Block 5a. There, two of Khartoum’s helicopter gunships, in broad daylight and at point-blank range, poured heavy machine-gun fire and rockets into thou- sands of innocent women and children gathered to collect food from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 22–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... is firmly embedded in the great Eurasian landmass. While that basic analysis holds true, it unfortunately obscures Europe’s ties to the maritime world and how the continent is absolutely dependent on the seas for prosper- ity, trade, communications, energy, security, and even food. Both near-­term...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 29–53.
Published: 01 December 2008
... is derived from its social services. As a result of war damages, Hezbollah paid $10,000 to $12,000 each to roughly fifteen thousand Leba- nese families whose homes had been destroyed in the fighting.51 Hezbollah also increased its distribution of free medicine, construction services, and food...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 68–87.
Published: 01 September 2008
... investment company of the Ulker company, one of the largest family-owned companies in Turkey, specializing in food process- ing and food distribution. Global Investment House already owned 5 percent of TAV, for which it paid $75 million. Mara al-Ghunaym, the president and managing director of Global...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 140–160.
Published: 01 December 2000
... by national boundaries. As a result, environmental goals have been incorporated into the mainstream of U.S. foreign policy. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has stated, “Our citizens cannot be secure if the air we breathe, the food we grow, and the water we drink...