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Soaring food prices are affecting millions of people across the world - most of all those living on the edge of poverty and hunger.
For WFP, as an organisation enirely dependent on voluntary contributions, the impact of rising food and fuel prices represents nothing less than a a global emergency.
US groups urge 70 pct jump in 11th-hour food aid
WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - Aid groups are asking Congress for a 70 percent increase in supplemental funds to ensure that historically high commodity prices don't truncate U.S. food aid donations this year.