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Billions In Cost-Savings Possible With Improved Aid Access, Strengthened Resiliency, Advances In Food Distribution Networks, WFP Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Cost of feeding hungry world surging due to conflicts and instability — U.N. agency “Improved aid access, strengthened resilience, and advances in food system networks could provide as much as $3.5 billion in annual cost savings at a time when humanitarian needs are skyrocketing in multiple complex…

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Blog Post Highlights Importance Of Educating U.S. Public About Near-Famine Conditions In 4 Nations

Council on Foreign Relations’ “Africa in Transition”: What Famines? John Campbell, the Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies at CFR, discusses recent findings showing only 15 percent of Americans are aware of the hunger crises affecting 20 million people in four African and Middle East nations, and the…

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In Senate Committee Hearing, Experts Urge U.S. To Take Action To Alleviate Hunger Crises Affecting 20M People Worldwide

Devex: Senate hearing urges diplomatic pressure in famine response “In a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing room lined with large printed photographs of starving children, experts discussed how the United States can help mitigate famine and near-famine crises affecting 20 million people across the globe. Washington can help meet…

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UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Discusses Challenges Of Raising Awareness, Responding To Hunger Crises In 4 Nations

NPR: Why It’s So Hard To Stop The World’s Looming Famines “…An estimated 20 million people in four countries — Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Yemen — are at risk of famine and starvation. And the word isn’t getting out, says Justin Forsyth, a deputy executive director of UNICEF. Speaking…

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U.S. Congress Should Continue Leadership On Food Security, Reject Cuts To Foreign Aid

The Hill: Let’s not roll back bipartisan progress on global food security Judith Rowland, U.S. policy and advocacy manager at Global Citizen “…Laws like the Global Food Security Act are strong examples of bipartisan efforts to help modernize America’s foreign assistance programs. But, these efforts to make government more efficient…

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American Principles, Ideals Should Guide Support Of U.S. Foreign Aid

Huffington Post: Maintaining a Moral Argument for Foreign Aid Samuel A. Worthington, CEO of InterAction “…As we continue to defend the parts of the U.S. budget that support international development, humanitarian assistance, and the promotion of democratic values, we cannot disregard the moral underpinnings behind what we do. … [W]ithout…

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Data Collection, Tracking, Lessons From Successes Vital To End Nutrition Emergencies In Africa

World Policy Blog’s “The Africa Angle”: A New Approach to End Malnutrition in Africa Mercy Lung’aho, nutritionist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and a 2017 Aspen Institute New Voices fellow, discusses the need for a “system that is better able to monitor and predict nutrition risks,” particularly…

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Private Sector, Citizens Must Contribute To Humanitarian Relief Efforts In Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria

Washington Post: More than 20 million people are at risk of starving to death. Will the world step up? Editorial Board “More than 20 million people in four countries are at risk of starvation in the coming months, in what the United Nations has called the worst humanitarian crisis since…

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8 International NGOs Form Global Emergency Response Coalition To Raise Attention, Funds For Hunger Crises Worldwide

Devex: New coalition brings NGOs together for famine fundraising “A group of eight international nongovernmental organizations are hoping that their unprecedented partnership will help draw attention and funds for the famine-like conditions endangering more than 20 million people across the globe. … CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy…

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Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts Create Uncertainty Over Future WFP Donations

Bloomberg: U.S. Aid Too Little, Too Late? “Food aid advocates are praising $331 million in U.S. assistance to alleviate hunger in Africa and the Middle East, even as they wonder whether President Donald Trump will make good on plans to cut assistance from the world’s biggest humanitarian donor. The pledge…

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