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By Zeynep Bilginsoy, Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
The war in Ukraine has exacerbated a global food crisis with hundreds of millions of people going to bed hungry every night. A recent UN-brokered deal with Russia and Ukraine to allow Ukrainian grain to leave the Black Sea is…
By Nick Schifrin
A new U.N. report says world hunger rose in 2021, with around 2.3 billion people facing moderate or severe difficulty obtaining enough to eat.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The Black Sea region straddling Russia and Ukraine is known as the “breadbasket of Europe” because of the bounty from its fertile soil. But since the Russian invasion farmers have left those fields for safety or to take up arms,…
By Stephanie Sy, Maea Lenei Buhre
Pandemic-era waivers cut bureaucratic red tape and made it easier for schools to feed vulnerable children. But those waivers are set to expire on June, 30, leaving schools scrambling for food amid supply chain constraints.
By Laura Santhanam
By John Ray, Layla Quran
It's been five months since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, and a hard, cruel winter has descended. Millions are in dire need across the country. John Ray of Independent Television News reports from Kabul.
By Lee Keath, Associated Press
United Nations figures from early November show almost 24 million people in Afghanistan, around 60 percent of the population, suffer from acute hunger. That includes nearly 9 million people who live in near-famine.
Recent constraints on food supply and rising costs have also stretched school districts thin -- another reminder of the way that COVID has contributed to food insecurity.
By PBS NewsHour
In the US, inflation is now above six percent, and globally, food prices are at their highest since 2011. Climate change, energy demands and inflation are causing shortages and driving up costs in some of the poorest nations. Wall Street…
By Amna Nawaz, Lorna Baldwin
On this day, when Americans traditionally gather with friends and family to celebrate the bounty of food, there are still many in this country struggling to feed themselves. According to the U.S.D.A, almost 15 percent of families with kids in…
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