All Videos Tagged aid (Atheist Nexus) - Atheist Nexus 2014-07-25T14:25:21Z http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/video/listTagged?tag=aid&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Millions face famine in Somalia tag:www.atheistnexus.org,2011-07-20:2182797:Video:1446445 2011-07-20T22:33:30.763Z Donegal http://www.atheistnexus.org/profile/Donegal <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/millions-face-famine-in"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/wGEDHeqoMJJ5DShi1LCo8SKCwkrurAUdGlg9hJBK1n3fyXnyTmgLKvg5gfy-WXwmJ9tjJooEwfgVbeRT9*eQnorAGRtDxe2U/692722289.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The United Nations has declared a state of famine in some parts of southern Somalia where the worst drought in over half a century is already being blamed for thousands of deaths.<br></br> <br></br> An estimated 3.7 million people, or more than one-third of Somalia's population, is in need of emergency aid, the UN's food agency said on Wednesday.<br></br> <br></br> "Every day of delay in assistance… <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/millions-face-famine-in"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/wGEDHeqoMJJ5DShi1LCo8SKCwkrurAUdGlg9hJBK1n3fyXnyTmgLKvg5gfy-WXwmJ9tjJooEwfgVbeRT9*eQnorAGRtDxe2U/692722289.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The United Nations has declared a state of famine in some parts of southern Somalia where the worst drought in over half a century is already being blamed for thousands of deaths.<br /> <br /> An estimated 3.7 million people, or more than one-third of Somalia's population, is in need of emergency aid, the UN's food agency said on Wednesday.<br /> <br /> "Every day of delay in assistance is literally a matter of life or death for children and their families in the famine-affected areas," Mark Bowden, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator for Somalia, said.<br /> <br /> "It is likely that tens of thousands will already have died, the majority of those being children."<br /> <br /> The UN has appealed for $300m to help victims of the drought, and aid groups have criticised the slow response of many Western governments to fund the shortfall.<br /> <br /> Al Jazeera's Mohamad Adow reports from Nairobi, Kenya. Foundation Beyond Belief tag:www.atheistnexus.org,2010-01-21:2182797:Video:694484 2010-01-21T00:13:58.284Z Charlotte http://www.atheistnexus.org/profile/Charlotte656 <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/foundation-beyond-belief-1"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com/files/aivd7aZfCUAxg9jVny4PHQlwJ4YecoHtzDAIXdkG*iWUB*5sucbKrJ5B5UO0DglKiyUCk88TthKLnc-2rUoafxQlLO*gQYuM/622794748.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Foundation Beyond Belief is a non-profit charitable and educational foundation created (1) to focus, encourage and demonstrate the generosity and compassion of atheists and humanists, and (2) to provide a comprehensive education and support program for nontheistic… <a href="http://www.atheistnexus.org/video/foundation-beyond-belief-1"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com/files/aivd7aZfCUAxg9jVny4PHQlwJ4YecoHtzDAIXdkG*iWUB*5sucbKrJ5B5UO0DglKiyUCk88TthKLnc-2rUoafxQlLO*gQYuM/622794748.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Foundation Beyond Belief is a non-profit charitable and educational foundation created (1) to focus, encourage and demonstrate the generosity and compassion of atheists and humanists, and (2) to provide a comprehensive education and support program for nontheistic parents.