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Posts tagged food shortage

April 13, 2017

 

selling bread

With Food Scarce In Venezuela, Bakers Accused Of Hoarding

Authorities control flour, and bakers say there isn't enough. But officials say bakers are diverting flour to more profitable brownies.

March 2, 2017

 

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Veggie Shortage Inspires Funny Headlines, Serious Thoughts

Bad weather caused a brief shortage of veggies in the U.K. Prices went up and people panicked. Now they are thinking harder about where their food comes from.

January 13, 2017

 

woman and a child suffering from severe malnutrition

Why Doctors Without Borders Added Food To Its Medical Bag

In Nigeria, the food crisis is so severe that when MSF sees families to treat disease or provide vaccinations, they're starting to distribute food as well.

December 7, 2016

 

farm village

Drought-Stricken Southern Madagascar Teeters On The Edge Of Famine

Fighting extreme poverty and failing crops caused by a three-year drought, U.N. food agencies are struggling to keep the region from succumbing to starvation.

June 8, 2011

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Inflated Food Prices Hurt Venezuela’s Poor

Venezuela has the world's highest inflation rates which make it difficult for their poorest citizens to keep up with rising food prices.

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