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2013-06-20 23:20:32

As the Syrian humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate, communities in Syria and neighboring countries are struggling to cope with pressures of large, vulnerable populations. Peter Howard, Food for the Hungry´s (FH) Emergency Response Director, says building capacity for local organizations to respond is essential. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 As the Syrian humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate, communities in Syria and neighboring countries are struggling to...

2013-05-28 23:26:09

A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives years after the program´s conclusion. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s (FH) child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives, years after the program´s conclusion. Stunting among children in Potosi and Cochabamba areas of Bolivia decreased 25 percent during the life of this...

2012-09-11 10:24:38

Over 3 million preschool and school age children treated annually PHOENIX, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that at least 400 million children worldwide suffer from intestinal worms. The results include stunted growth, acute abdominal pain, lethargy and an inability to concentrate. Intestinal worms or soil-transmitted helminthes plague many developing countries. They enter the body when children walk barefoot and avoid washing hands...

2010-10-24 00:13:17

As President and CEO of Food for the Hungry for nearly a decade, Ben Homan has seen bravery in the middle of crisis. He has initiated responses to help tens of thousands following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, after the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia, during flu epidemics, floods and earthquakes, and the pandemic of the HIV/AIDS crisis. "In the midst of catastrophe we've seen people responding with enormous courage," Homan says. Homan will address the 2010 GMHC Nov. 11-13, in Louisville,...