Hunger

2/25/14

Ronan Farrow Daily - How American Food Aid Can Hurt Local Farmers (video)

The U.S. spends about $2 billion a year to feed the world’s poor. But could this food aid be hurting people more than it’s helping them? Ronan Farrow reports from Kenya.

2/21/14

CBS Atlanta - Atlanta Chef Stands With CARE to Eliminate Malnutrition, Hunger in Peru

There's one thing everyone has in common - the need for food to survive. But not everyone has the same ability to get the sustenance they need.

2/18/14

South Sudan Crisis Poised to Grow Much Worse, CARE Warns

JUBA (Feb. 17, 2014) – The South Sudan crisis will worsen unless relief organizations are able to deliver supplies before being cut off by the approaching rainy season, the humanitarian group CARE warned this week.

2/12/14

The Nation (Malawi) - Dowa Women on the Rise

For a long time, women from Kamtayeni Village in Traditional Authority Chiwere in the central district of Dowa have been suffering in ignorance of their rights. Most of them never knew about their basic rights, let alone how to claim those rights.

2/4/14

CARE Applauds Senate Passage of the Farm Bill That Includes Lifesaving Reforms to U.S. Food Aid

WASHINGTON (Feb. 4, 2014) - CARE applauds the Senate approval of reforms to the U.S. international food assistance program contained in the 2014 Farm Bill under the leadership of Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), working with Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), and House colleagues, Rep.

1/31/14

Northern Mali on the Brink of a New Food Crisis

Bamako, Mali - Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the February 3, 2014 in Rome, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious food crisis unless funds are rapidly mobilized.

1/23/14

Congressional Staffers Visit Ethiopia with CARE to Learn How U.S. Support Is Improving Food and Nutrition Security

WASHINGTON (Jan. 23, 2014) — Congressional chiefs of staff from seven states and a group of journalists traveled to Ethiopia with the global poverty-fighting organization CARE to see how U.S.

1/21/14

Commonly Asked Questions About the Sahel Food Crisis

Chronic crisis?

"The world needs to accept that many parts of Niger and the Sahel are now in a state of chronic crisis," explained Barbara Jackson, Humanitarian Director, CARE International, in 2012.

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