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...government is only buying a portion of what the governor requested, it's still significant, said Bruce Schactler, food aid program coordinator for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. He estimated it at well over 300,000 cases, which...

...known as Anacafe, says some 100,000 direct coffee jobs have dried up.The United Nations is providing emergency food aid to 14,000 Guatemalan households that have lost income due to rust. Still, that's less than 10 percent of the 160...

...Meanwhile, the International Committee for the Red Cross said on its Twitter account that its workers had tried to deliver food aid to the city of Luhansk, which had endured weeks of heavy fighting, but turned back after shooting northeast of the city...
Kenai man named 'Fisherman of the Year'," Maw said. Butler shares the 2013 award with Bruce Schactler, a fisherman from Kodiak. Schactler is the USDA food aid program coordinator for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and has been a longtime advocate for Alaska seafood in...
Less money for food

...higher end. About 80 percent of those get some form of food aid. While he doesn't expect the number of those in"Another way to look and the loss of supplemental food aid is in annual benefits on the Peninsula, which will be...

...great need.A look at the history and future of food stamps:No more stampsThese days, people in the nation's largest food aid program pay with plastic.These special debit cards are swiped at convenience store or supermarket checkouts to pay for...
Foreign aid to North Korea drops, food security drops

...evaporated. Washington agreed to 240,000 tons of direct food aid for North Korea in February last year, but that fell through...government is unable or unwilling to feed its people that food aid is required," said retired WFP official Erich Weingartner...

...Through five years and counting of economic distress, the food aid program has swollen up like a summer tomato. It grew to...stamps:These days, people in the nation's largest food aid program pay with plastic.These special debit cards are...
Movie's simplicity enables the tension and terror

...all right, isn't it?" An ominous question if there ever was one. Once Phillips, who has been tasked with hauling food aid and fresh water down the coast of Africa in his massive container ship, the Maersk Alabama, arrives in port, he immediately...
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Alaska pinks used for food aid programs

...salmon, purchased through federal food aid programs, now feeds hungry people...Kodiak fisherman Bruce Schactler, the food aid coordinator for the Alaska Seafood...the world's dominant donor for food aid, the USDA has purchased less food...


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