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Somalis clear wreckage at the scene, after gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
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September 29, 2022

How Conflicts Fuel the Food Crisis

Ongoing conflicts in several nations contribute to the global food crisis and to increased hunger.


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  • September 28, 2022

    Secretary Blinken at the U.S.-Pacific Island Country Leaders Working Lunch on People-Centered Development in the Pacific

    This summit reflects our deep and enduring partnership with the Pacific Islands, one that’s underpinned by a shared history, values, and enduring people-to-people ties.

  • September 28, 2022

    Joint Statement on the C5+1 Meeting During UNGA 77

    They announced the establishment of the C5+1 Secretariat to further deepen engagement that advances common objectives.

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Understanding Food Security

Food security is having enough safe and nutritious food to eat. Food insecurity can destabilize societies, increase hunger and malnutrition, drive migration and conflict, and cause severe economic dislocation.

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