Feeding Starving Children

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Dr. Buddhima Lokuge discusses several strategies that are being implemented to feed starving children around the world, including no-cook food aids. One of them, Plumpy'nut, is a peanut-based paste that is used in famine relief and to combat malnutrition in the developing world.

Dr. Lokuge is the manager of Medecins Sans Frontierers' Access to Essential Medicines Campaign.  The group, known in English as Doctors Without Borders, is sponsoring the traveling exhibit "A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City" which makes a stop in Santa Monica this weekend. Admission is free to the public.

A Refugee Camp in the Heart of the City
October 31 - November 2, 9:00am - 5:30 pm
Parking Lot 1 North, Santa Monica Pier

Music break: About to Set Sail by Vivid Low Sky