by Rob Gifford
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Morning Edition, April 23, 2008 · The United Nations World Food Program announced Tuesday that increases in food prices could leave more than 100 million people hungry. The head of the program calls the international crisis a "silent sunami." A summit Tuesday was aimed at addressing the issue, and in attendance were representatives of farmers' unions, aid agencies and supermarkets, along with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
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