Tag archive for ‘food shortages’
By Laura Jones On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

New survey shows 1 in 7 family rely on food bank, 1 in 5 of military families

While NPR began their coverage noting the “economic recovery,” a new survey indicates more Americans are struggling to put food on the table and are relying on food banks for help. The data is even worse More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

What’s All The Rave About Doomsday Anyway?

A report in United We Serve states that a prepping professional survey reveals that not many people are all prepped up for disasters as they ought to be. Forty percent of the participants in the survey admitted More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Warning of a major food security and nutrition crisis in South Sudan

PRESS RELEASE 5 February 2014, Rome – FAO today warned of a major food security and nutrition crisis in South Sudan, where some 3.7 million people are now facing acute or emergency levels of food insecurity. South More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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Locust plague prompts fears of a food shortage in Madagascar

A locust plague on the island of Madagascar has already  infested over half of the island nation’s cultivated land and pastures, prompting fears of a food shortage on the Indian Ocean island country, according More...

By Robert On Friday, June 21st, 2013

Pope Francis addresses hunger with the FAO: It’s ‘truly scandalous’ that millions of people are still suffering and dying of starvation

The head of the Roman Catholic Church addressed the Food and Agricultural Agency of the United Nations (FAO) this week in Rome. In front of the audience at the Vatican, Pope Francis thanked the participants in More...

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