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Food Aid Reform Critical To Efficiently Addressing Refugee Crises, U.S. National Security

Foreign Affairs: U.S. Food Aid’s Costly Problem Vincent H. Smith, professor at Montana State University (MSU), co-director of MSU’s Agricultural Marketing Policy Center, and visiting scholar and co-director of the American Enterprise Institute’s agricultural policy initiative, and Ryan Nabil, financial economics researcher at the American Enterprise Institute “…Given the urgency…

War-Torn Yemen Faces Worsening Food Crisis, Cholera Outbreak, U.N. Agencies Say

Associated Press: WFP warns of increasing hunger in war-torn Yemen “The World Food Programme has warned of a worsening food crisis in war-wracked Yemen, saying the 19-month conflict has increased hunger and malnutrition…” (10/26). CNN: Yemen food crisis leaves millions at risk of starving “…As the food crisis grows worse…

U.N. Abandons Plans For Medical Evacuations From Aleppo

Reuters: U.N. aborts plan to evacuate patients from Aleppo, blames all parties “The United Nations has abandoned plans to evacuate patients from besieged rebel-held east Aleppo which it had hoped to accomplish during a three-day lull in fighting last week, blaming all parties to the conflict for obstructing efforts…” (Barrington,…

U.N. Will Resume Aid To Aleppo Only When Ceasefire Plans Ensure Safety For Aid Workers

Reuters: No U.N. aid for Aleppo until Russia’s ceasefire plan guarantees safety also “The United Nations said on Tuesday that Russia’s plan for a ceasefire will not mean any supplies get into besieged eastern Aleppo because Russia, Syria, and other groups fighting in the city have not yet given guarantees…

WHO Appeals For $22.35M To Prevent Cholera Epidemic In War-Torn Yemen

VOA News: War-torn Yemen Faces Threat of Cholera Epidemic “The World Health Organization warns that war-torn Yemen is facing the threat of a cholera epidemic. The WHO is urgently appealing for $22.35 million to prevent the deadly disease from spreading throughout the country. The World Health Organization reports 340 suspected…

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