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WFP: 3.6 Million Haitians Face Food Insecurity

The World Food Program says Haiti's third consecutive year of drought has doubled the severely food-insecure population and driven people more deeply into poverty. The WFP says some 3.6 million Haitians are facing food insecurity, among them 1.5 million people whose situation is deemed severe. The agency says the main harvest for 2015 was below average, and in some places losses reached 70 percent. The agency notes that agriculture is particularly important in Haiti, where the...

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