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U.S. Should Increase Funding For Food For Peace Program To Aid Those Affected By War

Huffington Post: Congress, Obama Have to Boost Food for Peace in Response to Wars
William Lambers, author and blogger

“…It’s urgent [the U.S.] boost funding for Food for Peace right away to feed hungry war victims all over the globe. … In the violently stormy waters of global affairs, Food for Peace is one of the few stabilizing forces. Yet, President Obama and the Congress may reduce funding for Food For Peace. … Food for Peace funding should include maximum flexibility for aid agencies like WFP and Catholic Relief Services to use local and regional sources to provide the food aid. This will make the most efficient use of Food for Peace…” (5/19).

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