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$755m raised for food crisis: WFP

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Saudi Arabia donated 500 million dollars (317 million euros) to a UN World Food Programme appeal to battle the global food price crisis, helping it reach a 755 million dollars goal, the WFP said Friday.
The agency said in a statement that "high food prices represent the biggest challenge that WFP has faced in its 45-year history with about 130 million being pushed into hunger.”

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