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Budget fight in Congress harms starving Syrian refugees

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is urging Congress to increase funding to aid Syrian refugees. As winter arrives, the refugees from the civil war are facing starvation.

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Senate can pass bill that will feed millions of hungry Americans

Feeding America is calling upon the Senate to act quickly and pass the America Gives More Act. The legislation will help feed millions of hungry Americans. A version already passed in the House of Representatives this summer.

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Senators back Feed the Future legislation

Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania recently introduced legislation to fight world hunger. The bill calls for funding a program called Feed the Future. Already a few of his colleagues have signed on.

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How Congress can fight child hunger in America

It was President Harry Truman who once said “No nation is any healthier than its children.” So where do things stand right now in America? Over twenty percent of children live with hunger or “food insecurity.”

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Bread for the World urges Congress to pass Feed the Future legislation

Bread for the World is praising both Republicans and Democrats for introducing legislation to fight world hunger. But now Congress must get to work and pass the bills for them to take effect.

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We must feed the starving refugees

Imagine if all the people in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan were forced to leave their homes. What if conflict displaced this entire population? It would be a gigantic humanitarian nightmare.

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House, Senate agreeing on emergency hunger relief bill

Recognizing the growing humanitarian emergencies around the world, members of the House and Senate are proposing increased funding for the International Disaster Assistance Program (IDA). Drafts of spending bills that boost IDA funding have been approved in both chambers.

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