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UN provides meals to twice as many schools in Unity state this year

350 days ago From Sudan Tribune   View Archived Article

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - May 3, 2013 (BENTIU) - The World Food Programme (WFP) is providing an increasing number of meals to schools in South Sudan's Unity state as food shortages and malnutrition worsened in some areas. JPEG - 23.9 kb; WFP flight preparing to drop aid i ...

UK donates 28 million to WFP for Syrian refugees

352 days ago From WAM   View Archived Article

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - WAM Geneva, May 2nd, 2013 (WAM) -- A spokeswoman from The World Food Program (WFP) in Geneva, Elizabeth Pierce, today announced that the UK has offered 28.3 million Pounds Sterling (43 million US Dollars) to the international organization to ...

Japan Donation Helps Boost Food Security in Lesotho

360 days ago From All Africa.com   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - MASERU - The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of more than US$2.3 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to assist people in Lesotho who are going hungry because of difficulties in obtaining sufficient food for ...

Groupon Malaysia donates RM219,597 to food aid programme

365 days ago From The Malaysian Reserve   View Archived Article

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Groupon Malaysia has donated US$72,362 (RM219,597) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), following the conclusion of an online fundraising campaign for WFP School Meals activities in Asia. The full proceeds from the campaign which ran ...

WFP Receives Wheat From The United States To Help Syrian Families Facing Bread Shortages

366 days ago From 4-traders-press release   View Archived Article

BEIRUT, LEBANON - BEIRUT - An American ship carrying enough wheat to feed more than one million people for four months has delivered its cargo for distribution in Syria as part of the emergency food assistance provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). ...

United States Commits U.S.$150 Million to UN Food Aid in Blue Nile

380 days ago From All Africa   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Khartoum =97 The United States has contributed $150 million to help relieve food insecurity in Sudan's war-torn Blue Nile state where conflict in the region continues to exact a growing human toll. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) wa ...

WFP allowed into government-controlled areas in Sudan

383 days ago From Radio Dabanga   View Archived Article

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - For the first time since 2011 the World Food Programme (WFP) has been allowed to enter areas controlled by the government in the war-torn Blue Nile state of Sudan. UN says a rapid needs assessment has been carried out in all six localities of the pro ...

Italy provides 200,000 for Mozambique flood victims

387 days ago From StarAfrica.com   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - In a communiqu=E9 to APA on Wednesday, the Italian government announced it was making the donation available through the World Food Program (WFP) in response to the humanitarian crisis caused by incessant floods that has left the province one of the ...

WFP sends food and relief aid to Syria

389 days ago From Khaleej Times   View Archived Article

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - For the first time since late December, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been able to use the Jordanian-Syrian border crossing point of Nasib to deliver food to Southern Syria. The agency says insecurity had prevented the delivery of food aid as .. ...

Head of UN food aid agency urges support for Mali and entire Sahel region

400 days ago From UN News Centre   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - 18 March 2013 =96 The international community must continue its efforts to help feed people in the Sahel, the head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today, following a visit to the West African region marred by high levels of food ...

World Food Program to feed 2.5 million Syrians April

401 days ago From Al-Arabiya   View Archived Article

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The World Food Program says it aims to feed 2.5 million Syrians next month, up from 1.7 million today, because of rising needs as more Syrians are displaced by the civil war. The U.N. estimates that nearly 4 million of Syria's 22 million people h ...

UN food aid agency to feed 2.5 million people inside Syria by April

410 days ago From UN News Centre   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said its appeal for Syria was 22 per cent funded, having received $15 million of the $68.4 million requested. =93Projects in Jordan had the least funds available to them and without further assistance soon, project ...

Western Union Foundation Contributes to WFP's School Meals Programme in Upper Egypt

413 days ago From All Africa   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Cairo =97 The UN World Food Programme (WFP) received US$100000 (670000 Egyptian pounds) from the Western Union Foundation to support thousands of children and ...

World Food Programme resumes sending food and relief aid to Syria

416 days ago From WAM   View Archived Article

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - WAM Geneva, 1st March 2013 (WAM) - For the first time since late December, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been able to use the Jordanian-Syrian border crossing point of Nasib to deliver food to Southern Syria. The agency says insecurity had ...

Jump for Yemen fights hunger crisis in Yemen

423 days ago From gulfnews.com   View Archived Article

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The initiative which was organised by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Groupon, a daily deal website, included a donation of 70 jumps by ...

WFP provides school meals in Ethiopia and Kenya

425 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - Related topics World Food Programme Ethiopia Kenya school feeding East Africa The UN World Food Programme (WFP), in a report released yesterday, ...

Mauritania gets Euros 1.5m French food aid

438 days ago From Afrique en Ligue   View Archived Article

ROUBAIX, FRANCE - Mauritania gets Euros 1.5m French food aid. Nouakchott, Mauritania - France has given Mauritania, through the World Food Programme (WFP), Euros 1.5 million in food aid, the French Embassy announced Friday. The grant is meant to assist those affected ...

UN aims to feed 1 mn more Syrians

441 days ago From FRANCE 24   View Archived Article

PARIS, FRANCE - Since September, the UN's World Food Programme has been feeding some 1.5 million vulnerable Syrians, sending around 400 truckloads of food each month. AFP - The UN food agency said Tuesday it will dramatically expand its aid operation in Syria to ...

WFP returns to Somali port city

447 days ago From UPI.com   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - 30 (UPI) -- The U.N. World Food Program announced it started providing food assistance in the southern Somali city of Kismayo for the first time in several years. WFP said it was delivering food aid to around 15,000 people in the port city for the .. ...

Michael Kors reveals charity partnership

447 days ago From TV3.ie   View Archived Article

DUBLIN, IRELAND - "The World Food Programme is working to solve the problem of world hunger, and I'm thrilled to be joining forces with them. It's exciting that we are engaging in an effort with the potential to help so many people." The partnership ...

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