Examples of starvation in a Sentence
The famine brought mass starvation.
Millions of people face starvation every day.
Recent Examples of starvation from the Web
Many thousands of civilians have died, the rebels still control key parts of the country and there is starvation and cholera on a historic scale. ___ A PENULTIMATE DEAL?
Parts of the East African nation are on the brink of starvation, and well over 1 million people have fled to neighboring countries.
Within 48 hours, Saudi Arabia struck again at the heart of the wound, imposing a total blockade on a country already on the brink of starvation.
Testimony from the other children in the home shed more light on the living conditions inside the house were 16-year-old Natalie Finn died of starvation.
Most of them are sick from mental and physical stress, starvation and injury, and a huge population of them are mothers, some of whom are pregnant or have very small children.
Yet Bashar Assad, employing sieges and starvation, has prevented the delivery of humanitarian assistance to his own people.
An additional 6 percent of children under age 5 are wasted – an acute form of malnutrition associated with starvation, and another 15 percent are underweight – too thin for their age.
During the 40s and 30s BCE, Egypt suffered greatly from reduced flooding and its attendant perils like mass starvation, plague, and inflation.
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