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10.01.00 – FOOD AND NUTRITION

SOMALIA / FOOD SITUATION PRESSER

The United Nations Monday (31 Aug) released results of the latest Food Security and Nutrition Assessment for Somalia, indicating that the country's humanitarian situation remains highly alarming.  UNSOM

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / ERTHARIN COUSIN VISIT

During a three-day visit, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, travelled to Sana'a, Amran and Aden, where she met with displaced families taking refuge in school buildings, mothers and their young malnourished children at health centres and hospitals, as well as families at food distribution sites. WFP

19 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / CHILDREN CASUALTIES

An average of eight children are being killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the conflict gripping the country, according to a report released by UNICEF. UNICEF

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / NUTRITION

Fishing communities in Mozambique are learning to make the most of a land rich with resources and are arming themselves against disease at the same time. One of the key elements is better nutrition. IFAD

14 Aug 2015 | Read More »

WFP / FOOD CUTS

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today  is being forced to implement deeper cuts in food assistance for vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan because of a severe lack of funding. WFP

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURKINA FASO HUNGER

A UN-supported report launched today says undernutrition is taking a huge toll on the economy of Burkina Faso. UNTV CH

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

ROME / FAO NUTRITION

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) named Queen Letizia of Spain Special Ambassador for Nutrition on Friday (12 June). (FAO)

12 Jun 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / BOKO HARAM

Violence by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria is forcing people from their homes and across borders, creating a regional food and nutrition crisis. Close to 200,000 people are seeking refuge in neighbouring countries. Cameroon alone hosts more than 100,000 internally displaced people – that figure has more than tripled since the beginning of the year. [...]

1 Jun 2015 | Read More »

FAO / WORLD HUNGER

A new United Nations report says the number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1992 – or around one person out of every nine. FAO / FILE

27 May 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FOOD INSECURITY

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) warned that South Sudan is facing the worst levels of food insecurity in the country's history because of a combination of conflict, high food prices and a worsening economic crisis. WFP

27 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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