Nations donate to feed the hungry in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced donations from a group of countries to feed the hungry. The donations, more than US $48 million, will provide food aid for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Sudan a forgotten hunger crisis

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning of increasing hunger in Sudan, including Darfur. The FAO says 3.3. million people in Sudan are suffering from hunger now, but the number will increase to 4 million this year. One out of every nine people in Sudan will be a victim of hunger.

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White House condemns South Sudan massacre, WFP brings food to wounded

The war in South Sudan is claiming more lives, the latest being a massacre in Bentiu, the capital of Unity State. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is rushing aid to war victims.

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Worst yet to come for Syrians as humanitarian situation deteriorates

United Nations leaders appealed again today for help for the suffering war victims in Syria. With the civil war escalating the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate.

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South Sudan’s tragedy: loaded guns and empty stomachs

Charities, including Oxfam and CARE, have just released an urgent report on South Sudan titled “Loaded Guns and Empty Stomachs.” They are calling for action to help the conflict-torn nation as it suffers from severe shortages of food and other basic supplies.

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Feeding America study shows high child hunger rates

Feeding America today released its comprehensive study on hunger called Map the Meal Gap. Using an interactive map you can see hunger rates by state and county.

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Conflict and hunger emergency grow in South Sudan

The United Nations says the number of displaced persons continues to rise in conflict-torn South Sudan. Hunger is fast increasing as a result. South Sudan is at risk of famine.

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