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Global Hunger is a Solvable Problem

Thanksgiving weekend is all about stuffing one’s face with delicious turkey and other holiday treats. It is also a good time to remind people that global hunger exists, is solvable, and because of the World Food Program, we have a way to fight hunger in all corners of the globe.

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World Food Program Wants Libyan Ceasefire

Food supplies could run out in six to eight weeks, warns the WFP.  Would NATO participate in a humanitarian ceasefire?

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U.S. Budget Cuts Will End Emergency Food Assistance to 4 million people

The austere U.S. foreign affairs budget means people around the world will go hungry.

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The Crisis You Have Likely Never Heard About

Starvation looms for millions of people in the landlocked African country of Niger.  Earlier this month, the World Food Program executive director Josette Sheeran declared Niger an emergency operation, saying that the brains and bodies of children under five may become damaged for life. “We risk losing a generation there,” she said.

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Reggie Bush Super Bowl Flashback

This is not the first time that the New Orleans Saints receiver appeared in the Super Bowl.  Back in 2007, Reggie Bush cut this Super Bowl XLI ad for the World Food Program.< READ MORE

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Remembering the World Food Program this Thanksgiving

For many readers, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving means leaving work early and travelling to our friends and families homes, all in preperaration for a giant meal tomorrow. This seems like an opportune time to remind people that there are over a billion undernourished people in the world.  Here are some statistics on global hunger from the World Food Program.

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