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Chris de Burgh
Journeys and Landscapes
Far Beyond These Castle Walls
Spanish Train
At The End Of A Perfect Day
Crusader
Eastern Wind
The Getaway
Man On The Line
Into The Light
Flying Colours
High On Emotion: Live From Dublin!
Power of Ten
This Way Up
Beautiful Dreams
The Love Songs
Quiet Revolution
Notes From Planet Earth
Timing Is Everything
The Road To Freedom
The River Sessions
The Storyman
The Story Man Tour 2006
There's Room In This Heart Tonight
Live From Bangkok
The Man On The Line
The De Burgh Archives And Wine Cellar
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So many people all over the world are living in pain and despair,
And so many reach out for the hand that can help, still calling to nobody there......"
 
- There's Room In This Heart Tonight.
Chris de Burgh

So Many Reach Out For The Hand
That Can Help.....

Thank You, Chris, for all the inspiration!

This page was inspired by Chris's song that is the title of the page. The song can mean many things to many people, and this is what it means to us here,  the creators of this,a small thank you note to Chris de Burgh. Please take the time to read, and visit all the links, and then think about what part you can play in helping to alleviate and in the end eradicate, world hunger.
Food is one of the most basic necessities of life. Yet more than 1.8 billion people are undernourished, 400 million of which are on the verge of starvation. Poor agricultural techniques such as slash-and-burn hurt production yields as well as the environment. Natural disasters such as floods and drought can destroy crops, leaving families virtually without food. War and conflict has the same effect, devastating countries, tearing families apart, destroying crops and bringing the food chain to a halt, and yet the silence, from many people in this world, is deafening. They find it uncomfortable to look at images of the starving and generally avert their eyes. It's time to stare this issue right in the face and say no, no to allowing hundreds of millions to starve. It's not just in places like Africa, India, Bangladesh, and now Iraq, there is hunger right on your own door step, if you have eyes and the senses to see. Many children in so-called civilised countries go to school hungry, and this is not the ideal environment for concentrating on learning. Get in touch with your local church or other organisations and see what you can do to help. , and use the provided links here to further educate yourself, you might be surprised what you can do to help. Answer the call from those voices out there and reach out a hand.

One Child at a time......You Can Make A Difference

The United Nations World Food Programme has launched a US$1.3 billion appeal for emergency food aid in response to the Iraq crisis.
The request is part of an overall US$2.2 billion UN appeal for all humanitarian assistance for Iraq and could evolve into the largest operation in humanitarian history. It can't be done alone, though, your help is needed to ensure that food, medical supplies and other needs get to Iraq. Won't you help, no matter how small the donation, every single cent matters, every single cent is needed, in this on going battle to prevent hunger from reaching epidemic proportions.
Give Today.

 
For updates and further details, go here

Afghanistan: The Famine The World Forgot.....Give!

Bread Not Bullets

World Hunger Can Be Prevented
Tanzania: A young father feeds his baby son.

You Can Make All The Difference

Drought conditions in Ethiopia

An older BBC report, but still relevant.

UNICEF........ For Every Child There Is A Dream

  the song you hear:
There's Room In This Heart Tonight
from his album Timing Is Everything

Give Till You Laugh!

ACT

Action by Churches Together

Action by Churches Together (ACT) International is a global alliance of churches and relief agencies assisting thousands of people recovering from emergencies in more than 50 countries worldwide. 

 

Action Against Hunger

Against Hunger directly delivers emergency aid and longer-term assistance to people suffering from the dire consequences of natural disaster or man-made crisis. Our mission is to save lives by combating hunger, disease, and the crises threatening the lives of helpless men, women, and children 

 

 

A Glimmer Of Hope

 

 

 

UNICEF in Iraq
 
 
 

 
 
the site is in French,
the message is universal
 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
World Health Organisation
 
 
World Hunger Year

Save The Children Canada

Related Notes
 
a lesson the world will
never forget
 
information for change
 
why are people hungry?
 
Serving the information needs
of the humanitarian relief community
 
Every single day around 25,000 people die because they do not have enough food to eat or through some other hunger-related cause. However, thorough some intervention from the wealthy West this is less than the 35,000 10 years ago and the 40,000 20 years ago. Sadly 75% of all these deaths are children under five years old.
 
Effective action to
end world hunger
 
helping the innocent victims
of war
 
Alleviating the physical and spiritual suffering of the poor through relief and development programs, hope and opportunity.
 
 
churches helping churches
help the hurting

Give Till You Laugh!

A slightly different version of this page
can be found at our

One World, One Wish.... protect women and children

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