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United States gives Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid for food and medicine

The United States will provide an additional $91 million in humanitarian aid for Ethiopia to cope with a third straight year of drought, the top U.S. official in charge of …

UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017

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

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. …

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 …

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. …