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Global food crisis.

The Australian Government will provide $30 million in emergency assistance to countries affected by steep rises in food prices. The assistance is in response to an appeal of the World Food Programme for extra funding to address gaps in its food aid operations as a result of rising food and fuel prices. A comprehensive plan to tackle the global food crisis is expected to be outlaid by the United Nations (UN) early this month. While for many countries the shortage is an inconvenience, for those who live on less than one dollar a day it could mean a matter of life and death, the UN said
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Publication:Australian Nursing Journal
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:8AUST
Date:Jun 1, 2008
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