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Syrian Refugee Children Lose School Food Program

Syrian refugee children in Iraq will not be able to get food at school because of funding constraints (World Food Programme photo)

Syrian children attending school in refugee camps in Iraq will be without a feeding program when classes start next week. Read More »

UNICEF Warns of Child Starvation in South Sudan

Children attending a class at the Muniki Center Basic School in the Muniki Payam, a sub-district of Juba, South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2007-0862/G. Cranston

Food supplies all over the country have been disrupted. There are 3.7 million people in South Sudan suffering from hunger. Read More »

Summer Meals Should Be for All Children

The Dept. of Agriculture is trying to expand summer feeding throughout the country (courtesy USDA)

It's a real test of our character as a society: Do we care for the next generation and give it a helping hand? Read More »

Where Are the School Meals?

Emergency school feeding in Mali through the World Food Programme. Cuts by Congress to food aid could harm this program (WFP/Daouda Guirou)

The struggle to defeat hunger at home and abroad depends on school meals, but sequestration cuts seem to be delaying announcement of this year's aid. Read More »

Aid Groups Need Access to Starving People in Sudan’s South Kordofan State

The World Food Programme and other aid groups need access to all of South Kordofan. Read More »

School Meals Vital to Recovery in Burkina Faso

When food becomes scarce and high-priced as it did in the Sahel last year, food at school becomes a life-changer. Read More »

USAID Official Tells Congress of Syrian Hunger Emergency

Nancy Lindborg of USAID spoke to the House about the growing humanitarian crisis facing war-torn Syria. Read More »

Senator Brown Urges School Meals at Home and Abroad

Sherrod Brown is advocating for school meals abroad as an important piece of U.S. foreign policy Read More »

Mali and Mauritania: War, Drought and School Meals

A solution to the crisis in Mali will be hard to find if children are hungry and malnourished. Read More »

Food Rations Reduced for Displaced Persons in Yemen

Efforts to build stability in Yemen are being undermined by a shortage of funds. Read More »