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How We Can Help Haiti’s Children During Drought Emergency

The news coming from Haiti is very alarming. The El Niño weather phenomenon has struck again, this time leading to a severe drought.

It’s been so bad for farmers that many have lost more than 82 percent of production. That is leaving Haitian families with low food supply. Any food that is available at markets is high priced.

See my full commentary at The Huffington Post.

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Alarming increase in hunger for Ethiopia

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Monday the number of Ethiopians needing food aid to survive had risen to 8.2 million. This is a rapid escalation in hunger since the beginning of the year, when around 2.5 million were needing food assistance.

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Major El Niño event sounds alarm on hunger

The UN World Food Programme (WFP), in a report released today, is warning of a hunger emergency because of a major El Niño event. The weather patterns of El Niño lead to warmer temperatures and drought.

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El Niño worsens drought in Central America

Over 2 million people in Central America are going hungry because of a severe drought, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today. Crop losses have been significant.

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Ancient grain fights hunger in climate change

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Drought causing hunger emergency in Central America

The worst drought in a decade has caused food shortages in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

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Drought is a new enemy for Syria

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) warned today of drought taking hold on war-torn Syria. A special report released by WFP shows how the drought will make the hunger crisis in Syria even worse.

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