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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 »

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 »

UN / SYRIA

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, in her briefing to the Security Council said that over the past two weeks, ISIL forces have advanced in northern Aleppo and more than 160,000 people fled into Turkey just in a few days. She said "their fear was so great that many people crossed heavily mined fields to seek [...]

30 Sep 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 »

 

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