Monthly Archives: February 2011

Op-Ed: Why Take Such a Big Bite From U.S. International Food Aid?

These House cuts would deny food help to roughly 18 million people, argues the director of a food aid alliance. The House of Representatives has put America’s international food aid programs on the chopping block, last week slashing these cost-effective…

“House budget bill’s deep cuts in humanitarian aid criticized,”

U.S. officials and nonprofit groups are expressing alarm about the deep reductions in humanitarian assistance in the House budget bill racing through Congress, warning that it could leave millions of poor people hungry and put refugees in jeopardy in places…

USA Maritime’s Statement on Drastic $800 million Cut in Food Aid Programs

USA Maritime (http://www.usamaritime.org/) today released the following statement regarding the 42 percent cut of more than $800 million proposed by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers from the President’s combined food aid budget for P.L. 480 Title II (Title II) and…