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YEMEN / WFP WARNING

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that the recent five-day "humanitarian pause" in Yemen was not long enough to reach all those in need of food and other relief supplies, and is appealing for a series of predictable breaks in the conflict to deliver desperately needed aid. WFP

20 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN WFP UNHCR

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that the recent five-day "humanitarian pause" in Yemen was not long enough to reach all those in need of food, and is appealing for  further breaks in the conflict to deliver aid. UNTV CH

19 May 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / WATER SHORTAGES

The conflict in Yemen has left the population short on dependable water supplies, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / NEW EARTHQUAKE

Within hours of a new quake, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) carried out an aerial assessment mission, flying by helicopter to the affected area and speaking to officials on the ground.WFP

12 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / WFP EARTHQUAKE AID

Two weeks into the earthquake relief operation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that food is an increasingly urgent need as it overcomes severe logistical challenges to reach hundreds of thousands of survivors in some of the hardest-hit and most remote areas of Nepal.  WFP

8 May 2015 | Read More »

RWANDA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

Some 25,000 refugees from Burundi have crossed the border into Rwanda. Relief agencies are preparing to support up to 100,000 refugees over the next few months, the World Food Programme said Thursday. WFP

7 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / WFP HARDEST AFFECTED AREAS

The World Food programme (WFP), working together with local government authorities, has distributed rice and High Energy Biscuits (HEBs) to more than 196,000 people in Dhading, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sindhupalchok districts of Nepal, the agency reported Monday. WFP

4 May 2015 | Read More »

FAO / NEPAL AID

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) says it needs around $8 million in urgent aid to respond to the aftermath and damage from the earthquake in Nepal, that  killed thousands and left some 3.5 million people in need of food assistance.FAO / FILE

1 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / WFP IN REMOTE AREAS

The World Food Programme  is using helicopters to deliver food to earthquake-stricken villages in the remote areas of Nepal. WFP

30 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / NEPAL UPDATE

Nepal is facing 'A race against time' as it tries to help survivors following Saturday’s earthquake, the UN warned Tuesday.  UNTV CH

28 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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