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16 Oct 2017 description
report Food for the Hungry

World Food Day is supposed to celebrate progress toward ending hunger around the globe.

But this World Food Day, 815 million people are hungry.

21 Jul 2011 description
report Food for the Hungry

Today, the United Nations declared famine in parts of the Horn of Africa -- resulting from the past few years of unpredictable weather and extreme drought. There hasn't been an official famine since 1984-85.

One of the ways FH is helping save lives in this region is by caring for the animals on which so many people depend.

11 Dec 2006 description
report Food for the Hungry

Somali refugees in northeastern Kenya have been evacuated to higher ground because of the torrential downpours that have pounded the region, causing what some reports said was the worst flooding in 50 years. Each day the condition deteriorates. More than 100,000 Somali refugees out of the 160,000 living in the Dadaab camps have been displaced.

01 Jun 2000 description
report Food for the Hungry

by Ted Yamamori
President of Food for the Hungry

Hunger and famine are beyond the comprehension of most of us. In countries like ours, it's a simple process; you're hungry so you eat. But what if there is no food in your home, or even in your community?

That's what people in eastern Africa are experiencing now. More than 16 million people are at risk of starvation in the horn of Africa. About 70 percent of those are women and children.