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10.01.00 – FOOD AND NUTRITION

SOUTH SUDAN / JUBA TONGPING IDP CAMP

The heads of the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Refugee agency (UNHCR) visited Tuesday the Tongping Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Juba, South Sudan, where living conditions are dismal. UNHCR

2 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / AIR DROP

The heads of WFP and UNHCR today warned that the crisis inSouth Sudancould endanger millions of lives in the coming months if urgent action is not taken to put an end to the conflict and support the civilians who are struggling to survive. WFP

1 Apr 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC/ MASS EXODUS

As thousands of people continue to flee violence across theCentral African Republic, the World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that neighbouring countries are struggling with more than 150,000 new arrivals in urgent need of assistance.  WFP

7 Mar 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / FOOD WASTE

The world loses or wastes a shocking one-quarter to one-third of all food produced for human consumption, according to a World Bank report citing FAO estimates. Bank President Jim Yong Kim says that given widespread hunger and malnutrition, the world must take quick action to combat the problem. WORLD BANK

27 Feb 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIANS MALNUTRITION

In a recent UNICEF-led, inter-agency nutrition assessment on Syrian refugees inLebanonmalnutrition is becoming a new, silent threat. Preliminary results show that almost 2,000 Syrian refugee children inLebanonare at risk of dying from malnutrition, and need immediate treatment to survive. UNICEF

25 Feb 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) / CHILDREN MALNUTRITION

UNICEF has appealed for almost US$2.2 billion to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance in 2014 to 85 million people, including 59 million children, who face conflict, natural disasters and other complex emergencies in 50 countries. In CAR, because of the fighting, hundreds of thousands of people are displaced across the country – many of them children, already [...]

21 Feb 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / HOMS FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) delivered a month supply of food Wednesday (12 Feb) for 2,500 people in the Old City of Homs. WFP  

14 Feb 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC / FOOD AIRLIFT

The WFP began to airlift food into the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday, as the country faces a deepening hunger crisis with its roads too insecure to move in enough food for 1.25 million people affected by violence. WFP

13 Feb 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / HOMS EVACUATION

A United Nations led operation to assist civilians wishing to leave the Old City of Homs, started today with the evacuation of 83 women, children and elderly civilians after an agreement was reached by the government and opposition groups in homs for a ceasefire. The agreement will also allow humanitarian aid to reach the besieged [...]

7 Feb 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / FOOD AIRLIFT

An airlift is underway to deliver over 400 metric tonnes of food to people in Qasmishli, Syria. The agency is appealing to all parties to the conflict to open up humanitarian corridors to allow food assistance to reach those who are in dire need. WFP

6 Feb 2014 | Read More »

 

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