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Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The first supplies of food aid began reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal on Wednesday, while thousands clamored to board buses...
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USDA to buy $13M in Alaska salmon

...meals, said Bruce Schactler, USDA food aid program coordinator for the Alaska...commonly purchase canned salmon for its food aid programs but the product "became expensive, too expensive for the food aid market," Fick said.Schactler said...
Governor asks feds to buy surplus salmon

...Game said the 219 million was a preliminary estimate. The pink harvest wound up at 226 million fish.Bruce Schactler, food aid program coordinator for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, said there was enough canned product at the end of the...
New nonfiction to entertain and intrigue

...information and explain where their food comes from (some is grown by the profiled person, most from stores, some from food aid sources). In addition, there are several longer essays about cooking, eating, and food-taboos, and of course...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska salmon be sent as part of Kosovo food aid THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KODIAK - Gov...salmon as a protein source in U.S. food aid packages sent to Kosovo refugees...your staff indicate that USDA's food aid package provided to the Kosovars currently...
Salmon feeds recipients of 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...
'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya - A decision by extremist Islamic militants to ban delivery of food aid and a "normalization of crisis" that numbed international donors to unfolding disaster made south-central Somalia the most...
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Street battles in Somali capital amid famine help

...permission allowing aid groups to operate in areas under militant control has denied hundreds of thousands of Somalis access to food aid, he said. Ankunda added that al-Shabab has sent 300 reinforcement fighters to Mogadishu in recent days. Refugees...
Get tough with North Korea

...come back to the negotiating table through the promise of food aid for its starving population.Prior to its failure, the...dealing with this tyrannical regime - do we continue to offer food aid in the face of not only bad but utterly irresponsible behavior...
Outside editorial: The starving can't wait

...government has required that its food aid be purchased at home and shipped by...President Obama, can cut the cost of food aid by up to one-third in parts of Africa...a couple of months. The amount of food aid funds authorized for local and regional...


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