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White Paper on the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

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  • Charlotte Cabili
  • Esa Eslami
  • Ronette Briefel
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    This paper describes TEFAP, which manages and distributes food to the local emergency food assistance system and allows for scaling up distribution to those who need TEFAP foods most—particularly millions of low-income Americans who are experiencing short- or longer-term food insecurity, or food shortages due to a disaster.

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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 7904.

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    Length: 38
    Date of creation: 30 Aug 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:7904

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    Keywords: TEFAP; Emergency Food Assistance Program; Nutrition;

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    1. Coleman-Jensen, Alisha & Nord, Mark & Andrews, Margaret S. & Carlson, Steven, 2011. "Household Food Security in the United States in 2011," Economic Research Report 134715, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
    2. James Mabli & Rhoda Cohen & Frank Potter & Zhanyun Zhao, 2010. "Hunger in America 2010 National Report Prepared for Feeding America," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 6497, Mathematica Policy Research.
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