William Lambers
Gaza Strip: over 100,000 need emergency food aid

Gaza Strip: over 100,000 need emergency food aid

As Israeli forces battle Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, hunger is also on the rise. Well over 100,000 people have been displaced by the fighting. Many Palestinians are seeking shelter in schools. But no place is safe from the violence or hunger afflicting Gaza.

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Food supplies for refugees in Cameroon dangerously low

Food supplies for refugees in Cameroon dangerously low

By taking action now we can save refugees from starvation in Africa. This includes over 100,000 war victims from the Central African Republic (CAR) who have fled to Cameroon. Tragically, funding for humanitarian aid is low at a time when people need it the most.

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Refugees in Kenya days away from losing food rations

Refugees in Kenya days away from losing food rations

War victims from South Sudan have fled by the thousands to neighboring Kenya. These refugees have been receiving life-saving food aid at camps from the UN World Food Programme (WFP). But now tragically those food rations will be cut starting in August.

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Gaza crisis: Food needs are urgent

Gaza crisis: Food needs are urgent

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) delivered emergency food aid in Gaza during a five-hour ceasefire. As the conflict now escalates between Israel and the Palestinian fighters, there is also the risk of severe hunger.

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UNICEF, WFP warn hunger still major crisis in Yemen

The United Nations, in a press release today, said that more than 40 percent of Yemen‘s population is suffering from hunger. These were early findings from a survey by UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP), two agencies on the frontlines of fighting hunger.

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Will you take the Zero Hunger Challenge?

I just signed up for the Zero Hunger Challenge. It’s a commitment, on the part of individuals and organizations, to help end world hunger. There are currently 842 million people globally who suffer from hunger. To end this massive injustice is clearly going to require all hands on deck. So please join.

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Violence in Nigeria causing child hunger crisis

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is feeding thousands of Nigerians who have fled violence in their home country. The displaced persons have sought refuge in northeast Cameroon.

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Food pipeline break for refugees in Uganda

More than 100,000 refugees from South Sudan have poured into neighboring Uganda. However, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) reports that food supplies are running out at camps for these war victims.

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UNICEF needs funds for South Sudan hunger emergency

As children starve in South Sudan, UNICEF is short on funds to provide them the life-saving treatment they desperately need. See my latest update on the South Sudan emergency at Examiner:

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Special delivery of food for children in Guatemala

Many families are struggling in Guatemala. Poverty has worsened because of the coffee rust. This is a fungus which infects and destroys coffee leaves. Small farmers are not able to grow as much of the staple crop. Their incomes are lower, and this is very difficult considering the already existing poverty levels.

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