hunger

  • Nowhere to Turn – Few Legal Paths for Migrants Fleeing War, Hunger and Climate Change

    Peter Schurmann Ethnic Media Services From the shores of Greece to the US southern border, across Turkey, North Africa and along the length of the America’s, the flow of humanity fleeing war, violence, poverty, and hunger is rising year-by-year. And, experts say, government policies are exacerbating this growing humanitarian...
  • ‘No light at the other end’: Impending loss of pandemic CalFresh boosts could trigger hunger spike

    Jeanne Kuang CalMatters Food banks across California are bracing for a feared spike in hunger amid inflated prices after a pandemic-era boost in food aid ends in April. March is the last month CalFresh recipients will get the additional benefits, as the federal government cuts off the “emergency allotments”...
  • Oakland Nonprofit Fills Community Fridges to Combat Hunger

    Local nonprofits in the Bay Area are tackling hunger in low-income neighborhoods by stocking corner stores and “community fridges” around town with free healthy meals. The HOPE Collaborative in Oakland has received a $5,500 grant to help with this effort, from the Health, Environment, Agriculture and Labor Food Alliance – known as...
  • COVID-19 alimenta la amenaza de hambruna global

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services  Los conflictos, el cambio climático y ahora la COVID-19 son las tres C’s que están llevando a la hambruna a 270 millones de personas en los lugares más empobrecidos de Asia, Oriente Medio, África, Centroamérica y América Latina. Funcionarios del Programa Mundial de Alimentos...
  • COVID-19 fuels the threat of global famine

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services Conflicts, climate change and now COVID-19 are the three C’s driving 270 million people to famine in the most impoverished countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Central and Latin America. Officials at the World Food Program (WFP), the hunger relief arm of the...
  • Cómo ayudar a los millones de estadounidenses que enfrentan el hambre

    Millones de personas en todo el país padecen hambre. Y la pandemia de COVID-19 ha empujado a más estadounidenses a esta posición vulnerable. Antes de que comenzara la crisis del COVID-19, una de cada nueve personas, incluidos 10 millones de niños, ya vivía en un hogar con inseguridad alimentaria....
  • How to Help the Millions of Americans Facing Hunger

    Millions of people nationwide face hunger. And the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust even more Americans into this vulnerable position. Before the COVID-19 crisis began, one in nine people, including 10 million children, already lived in a food insecure household. Communities of color are disproportionately affected by both poverty and...
  • Schools Team Up with Nonprofits to Combat Child Hunger

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — COVID-19 has caused a big spike in poverty, and now California has the country’s highest number of children experiencing hunger with 2.2 million kids living in food-insecure households, where at least one family member does not have enough to eat. Tamara Sandberg, advisor for U.S. food...
  • Las escuelas se asocian con organizaciones sin fines de lucro para combatir el hambre infantil

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – COVID-19 ha provocado un gran aumento en la pobreza, y ahora California tiene el mayor número de niños que padecen hambre del país con 2.2 millones de niños que viven en hogares con inseguridad alimentaria, donde al menos un miembro de la familia no tiene suficiente...
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