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10.01.00 – FOOD AND NUTRITION

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD SECURITY

The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone is impacting food security in the country as the economy slows down due to the threat of spreading the virus. Markets are suffering and the availability of goods and food stuffs is shrinking. UNDP

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA FOOD AID

The  World Food Programme (WFP) reported reaching more than 530,000 people with food assistance in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – three West African countries worst affected by Ebola outbreak.  WFP

16 Oct 2014 | Read More »

FAO / WORLD FOOD DAY

With over 800 million people worldwide still lacking access to healthy, nutritious food, family farmers must play an increasingly vital role in the global war on hunger, United Nations officials affirmed, adding that the strong participation of the world's family farmers can help "turn the tide" in shaping a new agenda for a sustainable future. [...]

16 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

Robert Piper, the UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, said food insecurity continues to be a "major issue" for the region, with an estimated 25 million people being food insecure. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA FOOD SECURITY

The head of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) warned that West Africa is facing a food security crisis as a result of the ongoing Ebola outbreak. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Oct 2014 | Read More »

ROME / FAO EBOLA

FAO warned that disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages are putting the upcoming harvest season at serious risk. FAO / WFP    

2 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA AID

As the number of people affected by the Ebola virus continues to rise, World Food Programme (WFP) – in coordination with the health response in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, is scaling up its emergency operation to provide food assistance to more than 1 million people.  WFP

1 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / EMERGENCY AID

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF are wrapping up their 25th joint emergency mission to deliver lifesaving supplies and services in the most remote and conflict-hit regions of South Sudan. WFP

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

FAO / FOOD INSECURITY REPORT

More than 800 million people in the world –or one in nine – suffer from hunger, according to a UN report. The study noted a global decrease by more than 100 million over the last decade and by more than 200 million since 1990-92. FAO

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / RAPID RESPONSE MECHANISM

UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are stepping up joint missions to reach desperate people in remote areas of South Sudan where the number of children at risk of death from malnutrition-related causes has increased dramatically. UNICEF

12 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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