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WFP: Haiti Drought Cuts Harvests, Raises Prices, Food Crisis Looms

A severe drought in Haiti has led to acute water shortages, shriveled harvests and raised food prices, weakening the fragile food supply and worsening hunger among the poor, the U.N. World Food Program (WFP) said. The poorest country in the Americas, Haiti already struggles to feed its population of 10.4 million, and 600,000 Haitians already rely on international food aid to survive, the WFP says. "Thirty percent of the population is moving into food insecurity. That means...

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