World: Racing to Save the Hungry

Joan Baez sang at benefit concerts in Paris and Washington. Abie Nathan, known for his efforts on behalf of Arab-Jewish amity, sent food packages from Thailand. While governments debated how to cope with Cambodia's crisis, official agencies, religious and private organizations, and concerned individuals were at work to aid the catastrophe's victims.

The largest and most active of the relief organizations involved are the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF). Working jointly, along with such related U.N. agencies as the Food and Agriculture Organization and World Food Program, the two groups have so...

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