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Anse-a-Boeuf, Haiti - 22 May, 2013

1. Close. Small starving children sitting in dirt

2. Mid. Children sitting

3. Mid. Child sitting in Lean-to

4. Wide. Woman standing outside lean-to with children

5. Wide. village

6. Close. Man holding child

7. Wide, hut near sea

8. Mid. Stew cooking on bonfire

9. Mid. Man standing between huts

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Belle-Anse, Haiti - 22 May, 2013

10. Wide, fishing boats near ocean

11. Wide, men rowing fishing boat

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Location not available - 19 May 2013

12. Mid. Pierre Gary Mathieu, Haitian National Coordinator for Food Security pointing at map of Haiti on computer

13. Close. Mathieu talking

14. Close. Map on Mathieu's computer

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Anse-a-Boeuf, Haiti

15. Mid. Children standing outside

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Belle-Anse, Haiti - 22 May, 2013

16. Close. Malnourished child

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Mabriole, Haiti - 22 May, 2013

17. Wide. Men standing around

18. Various, malnourished children, date and location not available

SWOLLEN STOMACHS AND PATCHY ORANGE HAIR -- THESE CHILDREN ARE SHOWING SOME OF THE MOST COMMON SIGNS OF MALNUTRITION.

THREE YEARS AFTER THE CATASTROPHIC EARTHQUAKE THAT KILLED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS, HUNGER IS WORSE IN HAITI THAN EVER BEFORE.

DESPITE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS FROM AROUND THE WORLD PLEDGED TOWARD REBUILDING HAITI...FOOD PROBLEMS UNDERSCORE JUST HOW VULNERABLE ITS 10 MILLION PEOPLE REMAIN.

IN 1997 SOME 1.2 MILLION HAITIANS DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH FOOD TO EAT.

A DECADE LATER -- THAT FIGURE WAS 6.7 MILLION, OR A STAGGERING 67 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION.

THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR OF FOOD SECURITY SAYS MANY OF THESE PEOPLE ARE NOT HUNGRY OR STARVING...THIS OFFICIAL calls it "MODERATE FOOD INSECURITY".

THE FOOD CRISIS STEMS FROM TOO LITTLE RAIN, AND THEN TOO MUCH.

A DROUGHT LAST YEAR DESTROYED KEY CROPS, FOLLOWED BY FLOODING FROM TROPICAL STORM ISAAC AND HURRICANE SANDY.

TO ADD TO THE PROBLEMS, HALF OF THE FOOD IS IMPORTED...AND MEALS ARE BECOMING LESS AFFORDABLE -- AS THE VALUE OF HAITI'S CURRENCY DEPRECIATES AGAINST THE U.S. DOLLAR.

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THE VILLAGE OF MARBRIOLE SAYS THEY NEED SHORT-TERM IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE...THEY ARE CALLING ON THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND THEIR OWN COUNTRY'S LEADERS NOT TO FORGET THEM AND OTHER VILLAGES RAVAGED BY HUNGER.

 

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