We’ve Made Great Strides in the Fight Against Global Hunger. So Why Are Millions at Risk of Starvation?


By Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps, and Abby Maxman, president and CEO of Oxfam America

More people around the world are escaping extreme poverty than ever before. In just 10 years, 167 million fewer people are undernourished. But we cannot let another day go by without acknowledging that millions more children, men and women are currently at risk of starvation, and this progress is in danger of being reversed. Knowledge is power, as the old adage goes, and we are convinced that if more Americans know about this crisis we can save more lives.

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