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IRAQ- LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) appealed today in Berlin for close to US$1.5 billion in 2015 to feed over 6.5 million Syrians displaced inside their country and sheltering in neighbouring countries. WFP  

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / LIBERIA / EBOLA HUNGER

The number of people facing food insecurity due to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone could top one million by March 2015 unless access to food is drastically improved and measures are put in place to safeguard crop and livestock production, two UN agencies said today. WFP/FAO

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Over a thousand Syrian refugees live in an unofficial camp in unused agricultural fields in Lebanon around 15 kilometers from the border of Syria.  Being unofficial, there is no infrastructure. There is no running water, electricity, or sewage.  Two consecutive severe winter storms have just hit Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq dumping heavy rain on [...]

26 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WFP / EBOLA WOMEN

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) in Sierra Leone distributes food rations to Ebola survivors when they are discharged from the treatment centers – including the families of people infected with Ebola who are in treatment, deceased, or recovering. According to World Health Organization (WHO) there is some evidence that case incidence is no longer increasing nationally [...]

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / BANBURY EBOLA

Witnessing yet again the challenging dynamics of the Ebola outbreak unfolding in West Africa, the United Nations envoy coordinating the global response visited the region, where he reported efforts to halt the virus. UNMEER

3 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA QUARANTINE AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) has begun organizing food distributions to Ebola quarantine areas in Liberia at the request of the government. The aim of the distributions in quarantined areas is to stabilize families by giving them enough to eat so that they do not leave their homes to look for food. WFP

30 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WFP / EBOLA RESPONSE

Since April, WFP has distributed food to over 770,000 people in the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa. The agency requires (USD) 179.6 million to provide food and humanitarian services to about one million people until February 2015. So far, it has received (USD) 81.3 million. WFP

28 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA LOGISTICS

As part of the effort to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Food Programme (WFP) airlifted 30 ambulance vehicles yesterday (20 Oct) to Sierra Leone where some 1200 people have died from the disease. Meanwhile, a ship contracted by WFP for the Ebola response (MV Falkenberg) carrying 7,000 metric tons of rice [...]

21 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 »

 

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