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‘We won’t eat tonight’: Hunger plagues Afghans in historic valley

Community is among the poorest in the country and the Taliban takeover in August has only exacerbated their hardships. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/10/6/photos-afghanistan-we-wont-eat-tonight-hunger-plagues-afghans-in-historic-valley Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Could Covid-19 finally end hunger in America?

A peculiar thing happened last year during the Covid-19 pandemic: As large swaths of the U.S. economy shut down and unemployment skyrocketed, hunger rates held…

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Why has climate change caused famine in Madagascar?

More than a million people in need of food aid as the country faces worst drought in decades. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/the-stream/2021/8/4/why-has-climate-change-caused-famine-in-madagascar Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Soaring tortilla prices hit struggling Mexican households hard

Mexico’s poorer households are hardest hit by food price inflation because it eats up a bigger share of their income. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/7/28/soaring-tortilla-prices-hit-struggling-mexican-households-hard Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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‘People are not starving, they’re being starved’: millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn

Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis and inequality World leaders are being urged to act…

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Global food prices continue to surge, hitting 7-year highs, UN says

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations shows that global food commodity prices rose in March, marking their…

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This is how badly climate change has hurt food production

New study shows more than a fifth of global food output growth has been lost to climate change since the 1960s. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/4/2/this-is-how-badly-climate-change-has-hurt-food-production Droolin’ Dog…

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How to stop pending famine in Yemen?

UN says millions of people in Yemen are at risk of famine and billions of dollars in aid is needed to avoid a disaster. Source:…

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Yemen famine could threaten opportunity for peace, UN warns

UN Yemen mediator Martin Griffiths also called for a stop to a Houthi offensive on the government-held city of Marib. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/19/yemen-famine-could-threaten-opportunity-for-peace-un-warns Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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In Pictures: Desperation to migrate grows in battered Honduras

Poverty, gang violence, COVID-19 pandemic and devastation wrought by hurricanes are driving migration out of Honduras. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/15/in-pictures-desperation-grows-in-battered-honduras Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Tanden to highlight her reliance on food stamps, public assistance during confirmation remarks

Neera Tanden will highlight her family’s past reliance on government assistance during her first confirmation hearing Tuesday morning as senators consider her nomination to lead…

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Bernie Sanders mitten meme helps grab big bucks for charity

Merchandise inspired by the US senator’s wardrobe at Joe Biden’s inauguration has raised $1.8 million for charity. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/27/bernie-sanders-mitten-meme-grabs-big-bucks-for-charity Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Food stamp spending jumped nearly 50 percent in 2020

Federal spending on the country’s largest nutrition assistance program increased by nearly 50 percent in 2020 amid the economic shock of the pandemic, according to…

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Biden increases food aid payments to low-income families with children

The Biden administration will announce Friday that it is bumping up aid payments for millions of low-income households with children by 15 percent. It is…

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Food banks fear possible end of USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program

The program, which sent more than a 100 million boxes of fresh food to families straight from food distributors, was part of a Covid-19 relief…

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Silicon Valley’s hunger problems grow during a time of record profits

During the Covid-19 era, Silicon Valley is donating millions of dollars more. It’s not enough. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/silicon-valley-s-hunger-problems-grow-during-time-record-profits-n1251760 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Ocasio-Cortez raises $200K to fight food and housing insecurity during video game battle

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for low-wealth Americans as part of a fundraiser during which she played video…

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Heartbreaking images show hungry elephants looking for food in landfill

Locals say some of the animals have died after consuming plastic and other waste from the landfill site in Ampara, Sri Lanka Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/sri-lanka-elephants-rubbish-landfill-b1761667.html Droolin’…

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Americans join miles-long queues at food banks across the US as thousands face hunger during pandemic

States like California, Texas, Michigan, and New York report long food bank lines ahead of Thanksgiving Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-food-banks-thanksgiving-poverty-b1761426.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID relief: People ‘going hungry as you tweet from’ vacation

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) traded jabs on Twitter this week after she recently called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell…

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Help the Hungry: Food poverty risks long-term psychological trauma, expert warns

‘Poverty is not just about a lack of money or food… It has an impact on hope,’ specialist tells Anna Davis Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/helpthehungry/food-poverty-trauma-royal-holloway-b1760384.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Warning of famine, UN releases $100M to seven countries

The United Nations humanitarian office is releasing $100 million in emergency funding to seven countries at risk of famine in Africa and the Middle East…

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