Millions more people globally are facing the threat of severe food and water shortages in early 2016 as droughts and flooding devastate crops and strain a humanitarian system already struggling to meet needs, aid agencies warned.
The weather disturbances caused by this year’s El Niño, described by the United Nations as the worst in nearly two decades, come as conflict and persecution drive the number of people forced to flee their homes to a record of more than 60 million. -World Economic Forum, via Thomson Reuters
Link to ArticleWhy millions more will go hungry in 2016 https://t.co/HNUpuFR8gB #hunger #foodsecurity pic.twitter.com/EwqEjjiL2j— World Economic Forum (@wef) January 17, 2016
Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan, Meets with Constituents
Rep. Lynn Jenkins, House Hunger Caucus Co-Chair Talks with Advocates: “Thank you for talking about ending hunger @RepLynnJenkins with advocates today! #No1Hungry #EndHunger2030” http://bit.ly/1RoYRPh Tweet by @bread4theworld on 1/7/16.
Thank you for talking about ending hunger @RepLynnJenkins with advocates today! #No1Hungry #EndHunger2030 https://t.co/BhmBoKuC1h— Bread for the World (@bread4theworld) January 7, 2016
Exhibit on Hunger in New York CityThanks to Madison & Jonathan for stopping by the office today! pic.twitter.com/8fQFYEtBAz— Lynn Jenkins (@RepLynnJenkins) January 7, 2016
The Storehouse in Albuquerque Seeks VolunteersExplore our exhibit on #hunger in NYC, then watch & discuss @PlaceAtTheTable on 1/19! https://t.co/w5DqhLMx9y pic.twitter.com/TXReZZIsEx— Brooklyn Historical (@brooklynhistory) January 13, 2016
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