It's always been general policy on this web site not to discuss events outside Hong Kong, but I'm making an exception in this instance because the need is urgent, and it is my hope that by bringing light to the problem, you, dear reader, will both act and spread the word.
First I urge you to look at these images at In Focus, The Atlantic as compiled by Alan Taylor. The first photo alone will gut you, as it did me. So did this:
Two-year-old Aden Salaad looks up toward his mother, unseen, as she bathes him in a tub at a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital, where Aden is receiving treatment for malnutrition, in Dagahaley Camp, on July 11, 2011. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
Second, follow the link to the CNN article as it has numerous links to relief organisations where you can donate something, anything, to keep another human being from starving to death.