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IRAQ / SHARYIA DISPLACED CHILDREN

The ongoing fighting in Iraq has pushed the number of displaced in Iraqi Northern Region of Kurdistan to over 600 thousand. Some 24 thousand of them live in a village called Sharyia on the outskirts of Dohuk. Families are dispersed between schools, unfinished buildings and local's homes who kindly host and look after them. UNHCR

18 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FOOD AID

On 11 August the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) launched a special food distribution aiming to reach 730,000 conflict-affected people in Gaza.  WFP

14 Aug 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / DISPLACED AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) has  provided food assistance to more than 438,000 people displaced by the conflict in Iraq since mid-June, and is rapidly expanding its response, while the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is providing shelter, emergency items and protection monitoring for hundreds of thousands amongst the newly displaced population. WFP / UNHCR

13 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners launched a special food distribution in Gaza for 730,000 people who are not receiving food under other programmes – in an effort to reach all conflict-affect people in Gaza with some form of food assistance.  WFP

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAQ WRAP

UN aid agencies and partners are deeply alarmed by the situation in northern Iraq and in particular the situation of vulnerable minority groups, including the Yezidi, Christian and Turkomen communities. UNTV CH/UNIFEED-UNTV

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) is stepping up its food distribution efforts in Gaza to ensure that people who are living in shelters receive fresh bread. The aim is to bring 10 metric tonnes of bread from Jerusalem to Gaza each day. CH UNTV

5 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FAMINE

The heads of UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that children in South Sudan cannot wait any longer before the world takes action. Two UN agencies directors visited camps for displaced in town of Malakal, where they met severely malnourished children and their mothers.  WFP /UNICEF

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN MALNUTRITION

A new United Nations survey has found that over 10 million Yemenis – more than 40 percent of the population – do not know where their next meal will come from. UNIFEED-UNTV

15 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / MALNUTRITION

UNICEF and the 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 and a hunger catastrophe is looming. UNICEF

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / AFRICA REFUGEE APPEAL

The heads of the World Food Programme and the United Nations refugee agency say funding difficulties have forced cuts in food rations for nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa, worsening already alarming levels of acute malnutrition, stunting and anaemia. CH UNTV

1 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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