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US Food Insecurity

Failing to Address the Complexity of U.S. International Food Aid Policy May Result in Perpetuating World Hunger -- Part II

Hannah Laufer-Rottman | Posted 03.10.2014 | World
Hannah Laufer-Rottman

Part II In the previous post, I discussed planned changes to the U.S. food aid policy. A successful U.S. food aid policy will address several issues,...

Speak Out Against Hunger

Samantha Harris | Posted 11.18.2012 | Impact
Samantha Harris

Join me this September by giving a voice to the millions of families struggling with hunger in silence. These families live in our communities; they are our neighbors, co-workers, and friends, yet their struggles go unheard.

Laura Rowley

More Older Americans Sliding Into Poverty, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty

In 2010, 8.3 million Americans over 60 faced the threat of hunger -- up 78 percent from a decade earlier, according to a 2012 report. The proportion of the seniors affected has grown to one in seven in 2010 from one in nine in 2005 -- even as the hunger risk for the population as a whole declined slightly, the report found.

Hunger on Our Doorstep

Olivier De Schutter | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Olivier De Schutter

No country is beyond reproach when it comes to tackling food insecurity, and it is crucial to examine the situation of the right to food in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico alike.

1 in 6 Americans Still Struggle With Hunger

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 11.12.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

Federal nutrition programs work, but they must be funded if they are to help reduce the number of Americans facing hunger. If Congress cuts the food-assistance safety-net, the USDA will surely have a gloomy scenario to report next year.