Made Poor by the Crisis Millions of Europeans Require Red Cross Food Aid

Needy families and individuals in the European Union are becoming increasingly reliant on charity organizations like the Red Cross for basic needs like food, water and shelter. While Germany is relatively unaffected, unemployment and austerity in countries like Spain are making the problem even more severe.
A Red Cross worker arranges boxes at a food distribution center in Villacanas, Spain.

A Red Cross worker arranges boxes at a food distribution center in Villacanas, Spain.

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