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Students Think Plumpy’Nut Challenge Can Match Ice Bucket

We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from last summer and its amazing success, raising money for research to cure ALS. What if that same spirit could be used to save children from starvation around the world?

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Interview: URI students with a plan to end child hunger

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How Santa began a Food for Peace movement

The U.S. military took part in a special mission during the holidays of 1953. It was called “Operation Reindeer.”

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South Sudan: life-saving food for children is looted

As the war continues in South Sudan, children are suffering on a daily basis. Even if they escape the violence, they are at risk of deadly malnutrition because of food shortages.

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Save the Children’s plumpy plan to fight hunger

Afghanistan, South Sudan, Central African Republic, and Somalia are just some of the countries that live constantly on the brink of famine. Children are threatened with malnutrition on a daily basis.

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Saving the children in Darfur, Sudan

Darfur and Sudan will not escape the legacy of war and poverty with its children suffering from hunger. The statistics on malnutrition in the country are staggering.

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UNICEF a life-saver for Syrian children

The civil war in Syria is now in its 4th year, and everyday unfolds a struggle to survive for millions trapped in the country. War causes food shortages and malnutrition.

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