Local reports say Israeli airstrikes have destroyed bakeries across the strip, while many of those that remain are struggling to operate due to lack of fuel and flour.
In many countries, including Egypt, staples like bread have become much more expensive and harder to come by.
Donations of both money and food are down. That's straining food banks at a time when more people are relying on them again.
Inflation, supply chain problems and wealth disparities remain barriers to solving hunger, says Claire Babineaux-Fontenot of Feeding America.
For many low-income people in rural areas, simply getting to a grocery store or food bank can be a barrier to getting enough to eat.
Food banks are seeing a surge in demand as COVID-19 pandemic pushes many newly-unemployed toward food insecurity.
The AARP estimates more than 10 million people 50 and older are at risk of going hungry every day in the United States. In Florida, where many baby boomers retire, this food insecurity is compounded by a lack of public transportation. Some food banks are holding food drops to bring food and other health-related events […]
Food banks and other organizations are coming up with contingency plans in case funding is cut from the federal budget.
Goldman Sachs faces criticism for buying $2.8 billion worth of bonds from the country that's facing critical food shortages.
Customers can eat for free if they can't afford to pay, or pay a little extra to help others.