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YEMEN / SHIP FOOD AID

A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship carrying food assistance arrived in Aden Tuesday – the first WFP-chartered ship to berth at the port since conflict erupted in Yemen in March. The ship with 3,000 metric tons of food – enough to feed 180,000 people for one month – docked at Aden's oil port [...]

22 Jul 2015 | Read More »

OCHA / YEMEN PAUSE

The United Nation's top humanitarian official Wednesday called on all parties to the conflict in Yemen to start "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian pause" OCHA / FILE

15 Jul 2015 | Read More »

WFP / FOOD CUTS

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today  is being forced to implement deeper cuts in food assistance for vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan because of a severe lack of funding. WFP

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

CAR / VIOLENCE

Violence continues to fuel displacement in the Central African Republic (C.A.R) – with 50,000 people displaced since January – and hampers efforts for internally displaced people and refugees to return. Nearly one million people are still displaced in and in the neighbouring countries. WFP

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / WFP RECOVERY

The World Food Programme  is employing porters and donkeys  to assist earth quake victims in the most inaccessible areas of Nepal. WFP

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURKINA FASO HUNGER

A UN-supported report launched today says undernutrition is taking a huge toll on the economy of Burkina Faso. UNTV CH

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / EMERGENCY AIRLIFT

A World Food Programme  emergency response team is air dropping  food supplies  to  hard-to-reach areas in South Sudanese Jonglei State. WFP

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / CHILD MONKS AIRLIFT

At the request of Nepalese authorities, the World Food Programme (WFP) has transported 60 children and their caretakers from a monastic school in Lho, Gorkha that was cut off from the world by the April and May earthquakes. WFP

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / BOKO HARAM

Violence by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria is forcing people from their homes and across borders, creating a regional food and nutrition crisis. Close to 200,000 people are seeking refuge in neighbouring countries. Cameroon alone hosts more than 100,000 internally displaced people – that figure has more than tripled since the beginning of the year. [...]

1 Jun 2015 | Read More »

FAO / WORLD HUNGER

A new United Nations report says the number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1992 – or around one person out of every nine. FAO / FILE

27 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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