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Hunger Crisis

Why Is the World Abandoning South Sudan?

World Vision | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact
World Vision

Along with horrific violence making humanitarian access difficult, the political instability is threatening South Sudan's harvest season, so the real fear is hunger.

UN: 1 In 4 People In Zimbabwe Need Emergency Aid

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- The United Nations food agency says Zimbabwe is facing "a looming food crisis" with 2.2 million people – one in four of the ...

Together We Can Solve Hunger in Kentucky

Tamara Sandberg | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Tamara Sandberg

All of us -- individuals, charities, business leaders and government leaders -- have a role to play in making sure our struggling neighbors have enough to eat. Together, we can solve hunger in Kentucky.

This 1 Chart Should Shame The U.S. Into Solving Its Hunger Crisis

Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

Only in America. The U.S. is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and yet nearly one-quarter of the nation’s residents recently said th...

Heartbreaking Stories Of Hunger Among America's Elderly

Posted 03.12.2013 | Impact

By Matthew Fleischer, TakePart Seven years ago, Eddie Cantrell was a recent retiree with time on his hands. Looking for a way to pass the days and ...

1 In 4 Kids Don't Know Where Their Next Meal Is Coming From | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact

Fifty million Americans—including one out of every four kids—don't know where their next meal is coming from. That's equivalent to every man, woma...

Can An Ancient Farming Practice Solve Current Hunger Crisis? | Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact

Gleaning. The word may not be immediately recognizable to many, and that’s probably because it hasn’t been a practice of most Americans for a long...

Millions Needed To Avert Hunger Crisis In Niger

AP | Posted 03.26.2012 | World

NIAMEY, Niger -- The British aid agency Oxfam says millions of dollars are needed urgently to stop a hunger crisis in Niger turning into a catastrophe...

New Report: World Hunger Issues To Grow As Food Prices Double

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact

A young Guatemalan father works six days a week, 10-12 hours a day as a harvester on a plantation -- but some days he and his family go hungry. The...