Stories tagged: food aid
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
14 killed as soldiers clash over drought food aid in Somalia
At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
South Sudan blocking desperately needed food aid, U.N. officials say
South Sudan’s government is blocking desperately needed food aid and restricting United Nations peacekeepers, according to a confidential report by the U.N. secretary-general and a statement by a top U.N. …
Wed., Nov. 6, 2013
Food aid reduction likely to increase demand at food banks
Regional food banks anticipate needing more food by month’s end as the national food aid program’s temporary expansion ends. The 7 percent reduction in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, once …
Fri., July 19, 2013
McMorris Rodgers explains food aid cut
A farm bill approved last week in the U.S. House of Representatives divorcing agriculture subsidies from food aid to the poor was designed to speed up the legislative process, Rep. …