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Humanitarian Agencies in India Open Grain Banks to Poor, news coverage by Missions Box

News coverage by Missions Box on September 25, 2018

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The monsoon and post-monsoon seasons are hard on the poor in India, particularly those who work in the fields. A consortium of over 400 humanitarian aid agencies has come together to help during these difficult times this year. The consortium has established grain banks in over 100 villages across northern India in expectation of having enough food available to feed more than 5,000 families who are otherwise unable to access food when they need it during this season of the year.

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