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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 »

SOMALIA / FUNDING

Three United Nations (UN) emergency directors have called for more sustained funding for Somalia nearly three year after the worst famine hit the Horn of Africa nation. UNICEF

30 Jun 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / COUSIN

WFP executive director Ertharin Cousin wrapped up a two-day visit toIraq where she stopped at the Kalak transit camp and met with displaced people waiting for shelter in 45 degrees Celsius scorching heat. WFP

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / PAKISTAN DISPLACEMENT

The United Nations (UN) refugee agency (UNHCR) at the press conference today said that the military offensive by Pakistan’s army against Taliban militants in the north of the country has displaced more than 430,000 people and that the number continues to rise. CH-UNTV

24 Jun 2014 | Read More »

WFP / WORLD REFUGEE DAY ADVANCER

As the United Nations humanitarian agencies are preparing to mark the World Refugee Day tomorrow, renewed violence in Iraq has driven half a million people from their homes to join an estimated 45.2 million people forcibly displaced around the world, according to the statistics of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). WFP

19 Jun 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / MOSUL DISPLACED FOOD AID

With the growing crisis in Iraq, the World Food Programme (WFP) has started providing food assistance to the most vulnerable families who found sanctuary in the Kurdish region after fleeing their homes when the northern Iraqi city of Mosul fell to a rebel offensive. WFP

16 Jun 2014 | Read More »

CAMEROON / CAR REFUGEE APPEAL

WFP and UNHCR have appealed to the international community to fund the humanitarian efforts to help Central-Africans sheltering in Cameroon and other neighbouring countries.  WFP

4 Jun 2014 | Read More »

CHAD / FOOD EMERGENCY

The World Food Programme has declared an emergency in Chad and Cameroon, where majority of over 220 000 refugees from Central African Republic is living in makeshift camps. WFP

27 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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