Ukraine crisis: WFP aid starts in Donetsk

The war in Ukraine has displaced families and taken away their livelihoods. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is helping them with food vouchers.

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My commentary in the Des Moines Register: Feed a Silent Guest this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, put an extra chair at your table and make room for a “silent guest.” That guest can be one of the world’s 805 million hungry people.

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My commentary in the Boston Herald: Feed a Silent Guest this Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, put an extra chair at your table and make room for a “silent guest.” That guest can be one of the world’s 805 million hungry people.

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Ebola response: China makes timely donation

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says a donation from China is providing urgently needed food aid in West Africa. WFP is fighting hunger in nations affected by the Ebola outbreak, including Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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Norwegian Air, UNICEF team up for life-saving flight

Norwegian Air recently filled the seats of a flight, but not with people.

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Pope Francis says we must care about each hungry person

Pope Francis today highlighted the key to ending world hunger. We have to care. We must pay attention to the crisis of hunger and its effects on each individual.

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A food for peace moment for the Koreas

North Korea is in the news once more for its threats of testing a nuclear weapon. The Korean peninsula is again filled with tensions. But this week, for just a moment, there was a respite with some food for peace.

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