RELIEF: Crisis in Spring

RELIEF The world will be even hungrier in 1948 than it was in 1947. The crisis will come next April or May. No one need be surprised at news of famine, near-famine, malnutrition and rations cuts; there has been grim and ample warning. The latest prophecy came last week from. Director General Sir John Boyd Orr of the Food and Agriculture Organization who warned, in a year's-end report to the United Nations, that there will continue to be "a food shortage of world magnitude. During the coming year, many in Europe and Asia will die from the direct or indirect effects...

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