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Eyewitness: Guatemala Food Crisis


World  (tags: Guatemala, government, children, families, malnutrition, food shortages, hunger, HumanRights )

Dee
- 3297 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Guatemala has been hit by severe food shortages, with some 54,000 families living in the east of the country facing a critical situation.



   

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Dee C (23)
Monday September 14, 2009, 3:36 pm
"President Alvaro Colom last week declared a "state of public calamity" to try to mobilise funding to tackle severe food shortages in the country.

Lida Escobar is a field monitor for the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) in Guatemala. She sent this update on the situation there to BBCMundo.com. "

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Wednesday September 16, 2009, 4:40 am
I feel that these governments should plan ahead and keep reserves for such as a time as this...
 
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