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Friday, September 19, 2014

How to use the new iPhone to fight world hunger

The new iPhone from Apple is here! This new technology can be used to help the world’s 805 million people suffering from hunger.

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UNICEF feeds children in freed Iraqi town

The UN children’s agency UNICEF continues to bring aid to the Iraqi town of Amirli. After a two-month siege by ISIL, Amirli was freed by U.S. airstrikes on the terrorist army.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

World Bank aids hunger relief in Ebola countries

The World Bank is donating to fight hunger in the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the grants which total US $ 18.7 million.

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Syrians will soon lose life-saving food aid

Syrians displaced in their war-torn homeland and refugees in neighboring countries will feel the devastating impact of the funding cuts.

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Heroic efforts to feed the starving in South Sudan

Imagine you are a humanitarian aid worker in war-torn South Sudan. You’re in a remote area of the country where people have fled for their lives. They are starving.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Nutrition vital to stopping Ebola, but funding is low

If a child or adult is already weakened by malnutrition, they have far less chance of resisting any illness. So it’s clear that nutrition would play a vital role when combating the deadly Ebola virus.

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WFP Ebola mission faces major funding shortages

The UN World Food Programme’s (WFP) role in defeating the Ebola virus is critical in several ways. Countries impacted by the deadly virus, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, have high rates of hunger and malnutrition.

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