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UN distributes food for more than 27.000 people in Myanmar's Rakhine state

524 days ago From UN News Centre   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Addressing reporters in Geneva, a spokesperson for the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Elisabeth Byrs, said the agency expects to reach 35,000 displaced people by midweek, and, wherever possible, it will deliver food directly into the hands of refugee ...

WFP starts relief fund for Syrian war victims

530 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has started a relief fund to feed Syrian war victims. The public can make the donations at the WFP web site. On Wednesday, WFP spokesperson Abeer Etefa said the agency is short 56 million dollars for its Syria missio ...

WFP donates 151 metric tonnes of food to flood victims

534 days ago From Ghana News Agency   View Archived Article

ACCRA, GHANA - Tamale, Oct 18, GNA- World Food Programme (WFP) has donated 151 metric tonnes (mt) of food items to flood victims in eight districts in the Northern Region to help them rebuild their lives and livelihoods. The food items comprise 2,646 bags of maize, ...

Campaign to Fight Childhood Hunger in Bolivia

536 days ago From Food Product Design   View Archived Article

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - MINNEAPOLIS=97Truvia=AE and the World Food Programme used World Food Day on Oct. 17 to launch a new program where consumers can help fight hunger and improve nutrition for children in Bolivia. In Bolivia, nearly two-thirds of the population lives bel ...

UN provides food to 1.5 million in Syria in September

538 days ago From Ahram Online   View Archived Article

CAIRO, EGYPT - The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday said it had sent food aid to some 1.5 million people inside Syria in September, up from 850,000 a month earlier. "The situation is worsening," Daly Belgasmi, WFP director for the region, to ...

Benguet receives $20M UN aid

539 days ago From Philippine Star   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The United Nations World Food Program (UN=96WFP) launched Phase II of its project this October 12 to help Tublay, Atok, Kibungan and Kapangan towns's capacity-building efforts in disaster preparedness and response. UN- WFP Philippines Coordinator ...

Humanitarian award for FEI's Princess Haya

540 days ago From Horsetalk   View Archived Article

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEI President Princess Haya has been awarded the Humanitarian Leadership Award by the World Food Programme. The award was bestowed at the 4th Global Humanitarian Aviation Conference at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center at the Dead ...

Denmark announces $2.6 million donation for flood victims

542 days ago From Business Recorder   View Archived Article

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Half of the Danish contribution is going to the World Food Programme (WFP) to support with food supplies; whereas the other half will be given to UNICEF for provision of water, latrines and healthcare to the affected, as well as access to education f ...

WFP providing urgent food assistance

545 days ago From Ceylon Daily News   View Archived Article

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is providing urgent food assistance to 91,000 of the hardest-hit men, women and children affected by drought in the North and East amid concerns that deteriorating conditions will further threaten the foo ...

World Food Programme rolls out food aid

549 days ago From NewsDay   View Archived Article

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - THE World Food Programme (WFP) says it will soon be rolling out a programme to feed villagers facing starvation in Zimbabwe's drought-hit areas like Masvingo, Matabeleland North and South.Report by Sheryleen Masuku, Own Correspondent. The United ...

Djiboutian village receives 17,000-tonne food donation

551 days ago From Sabahi Online   View Archived Article

ANNANDALE, VIRGINIA - The food aid, valued at 350 million francs (1.5 million euros), was delivered by the World Food Programme (WFP) in a ceremony attended by EU Ambassador to Djibouti Nicolas Delacroix, WFP country representative Mario Touchette and Djiboutian Secretary ...

UN World Food Programme to render aid to more than 270 thousand Kyrgyzstanis

553 days ago From 24   View Archived Article

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN - The United Nations World Food Programme will render food aid to more than 270 thousand Kyrgyzstanis, food security analysis, carried out by the UN World Food Program in Kyrgyzstan reports. Experts noted that high prices for food, especially flour, wi ...

Over 140,000 affectees benefit from WFP relief operation

554 days ago From Pakistan Observer   View Archived Article

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Islamabad=97World Food Program completed first phase of relief operation facilitating 140,000 beneficiaries with provision of 1131 metric ton food in three districts badly affected of Jacobabad, Jaffarabad and Naseerabad. =93WFP commenced first phase ...

WFP and PepsiCo-Tomooh Support Food-for-Education in Upper Egypt for the Fifth Year

557 days ago From All Africa   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Cairo =97 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and PepsiCo have celebrated the fifth phase of a partnership designed to improve school attendance and combat malnutrition with the signing of an agreement with the Pepsico Tomooh education ...

UN to Provide 800,000 euros Worth of Food to Tajikistan

558 days ago From RIA Novosti   View Archived Article

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - The UN World Food Program (WFP) will send 800,000 euros worth of food supplies to Tajikistan, WFP press service official Malokhat Shabanova said on Wednesday. A part of the aid will go to people who have suffered as a result of the past 12 months, .. ...

World Food Programme 'assists 172,000 people' in Gambia

565 days ago From Afrique en Ligue   View Archived Article

ROUBAIX, FRANCE - Banjul, Gambia - The World Food Programme (WFP) assisted 172,000 people in Gambia in 2011 through the provision of nutritious food to school children and flood victims, the UN agency said its 2011 report, made available to PANA here Tuesday. ...

WFP begins food distribution among flood-hit people

566 days ago From Business Recorder (blog)   View Archived Article

KARACHI, PAKISTAN - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun food distribution among tens of thousands of people affected by monsoon floods in Sindh province with plans to gear up operations to reach the most severely affected areas of Balochistan. ...

Brazil gives 5,000 tons of rice to Gambia

569 days ago From Daily Observer   View Archived Article

BANJUL, GAMBIA - The Federal Republic of Brazil in partnership with the European Commission Humanitarian Organization (ECHO) on Wednesday handed over 5,000 metric tones of rice, through the World Food Programme (WFP), to the government of The Gambia, during a ...

WFP Aims to Help 1.2 Million in Eastern Congo

570 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The U.N. World Food Program said Friday that fighting has intensified in the eastern DRC as militia groups fight to extend their zones of influence. It said violence and human rights violations have led to =93massive population movements=94 in five e ...

WFP set to begin food operation in rain-, flood-hit areas

573 days ago From Business Recorder   View Archived Article

KARACHI, PAKISTAN - World Food Programme (WFP) team has completed the visit of rain and flood-hit areas and would start food operation soon after green signal from the government. Talking to Agency on Monday, an official of WFP confirmed that a team of the WFP had ...

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