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Sophia Jones

'If We're Going To Go Hungry Here, We Might As Well Be Hungry In Our Own Homes' | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.03.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- For millions of Syrians, a simple food voucher distributed by the United Nations' World Food Program is the only thing ensuring they won...

Why We Do What We Do: A U.N. Security Officer Reflects on World Humanitarian Day

Gordon J. Brown | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Gordon J. Brown

I am frequently asked why I keep doing this job, and I have to say that sometimes I wonder myself. It's a question equally valid if asked of all humanitarian workers: Why do we keep doing this?

Aid Groups Urge Action To Avoid Food Crisis

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact

ROME -- The three U.N. food agencies urged governments Tuesday to take quick action to curb rising prices of corn, wheat and soybeans and avoid a repe...

11-Year-Old Boy Hopes To Raise $13 Million For Somali Famine

AP | By FRANCIS KOKUTSE | Posted 10.12.2011 | World

ACCRA, Ghana -- As international aid agencies scramble for donations for East Africa's famine victims, one multi-million-dollar fundraising drive has ...

A Billion YouTube Views Can Feed A Billion

Ramya Raghavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ramya Raghavan

Last week, we announced that YouTube serves over one billion video views per day. That's also the number of people in the world who don't have enough food to eat: one in seven humans.

Desperate U.N. World Food Program Enters Starving into U.S. Eating Contests

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp