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Mauritania gets Euros 1.5m French food aid

537 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

539 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

545 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

545 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 ...

WFP donates healthcare equipment to Balochistan

552 days ago From Business Recorder   View Archived Article

KARACHI, PAKISTAN - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday handed over medical equipment worth of Rs 16.2 million to the health department of the provincial ...

WFP says has green light to boost food delivery in Syria

553 days ago From Reuters AlertNet   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - GENEVA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The World Food Programme (WFP) has received permission from the Syrian government to use dozens of additional local aid agencies to try to reach the 2.5 million people deemed hungry in the war-torn country, its chief said o ...

Syria to Receive More International Food Aid

559 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - GENEVA =97 The World Food Program says the Syrian government has agreed to let the agency work with dozens of Syrian organizations to distribute food aid throughout the war-torn country. The World Food Program currently provides food aid to 1.5 milli ...

U.S. Gives $7.9 Million to World Food Program

587 days ago From All Africa   View Archived Article

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - The US Agency for International Development has contributed $7.9m (over Shs 2b) to the World Food Programme's Agriculture and Market Access programme. The support, delivered through USAID's Feed the Future initiative, is expected to increase ...

WFP continues fight against hunger in Somalia

596 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - WFP continues fight against hunger in Somalia. Somalia; December 10, 2012; By: William Lambers · Subscribe. The World Food Programme is feeding over one million people in Somalia. Credits: World Food Programme. Tweet · 0 Email ...

UN food agency launches campaign to raise $21.6M for 'Pablo' victims

596 days ago From Inquirer.net   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - DAVAO CITY, Philippines=97The UN's World Food Programme on Tuesday launched a separate campaign to raise $21.6 million in funds as hunger continues to threaten areas devastated by Typhoon Pablo. The WFP's fund drive was a separate undertaking ...

WFP steps up food aid in Manicaland

599 days ago From Manica Post   View Archived Article

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - THE World Food Programme (WFP) has stepped up the dispatch of drought relief food in Manicaland in a positive gesture that will curtail the current starvation from deteriorating into a mortal threat. Of late severe hunger had plagued in Manicaland wi ...

Japan donates $5.7m

600 days ago From NewsDay   View Archived Article

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - THE Japanese government has donated $5,7 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to feed Zimbabweans facing food shortages due to drought. Report by Blondie Ndebele Own correspondent. The donation comes amid reports that there will be severe ...

WFP concerned about food security in Syria

601 days ago From Zawya   View Archived Article

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DAMASCUS - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that the recent escalation of violence in Syria is making it more difficult to reach the country's hardest-hit areas and that food insecurity is on the rise due to bread shortage ...

Food for Peace to fight hunger in Yemen

603 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday that a shipment of wheat from the United States Food for Peace program has arrived in Yemen.The wheat, worth US $15 million dollars, arrived at the Hodeidah Port on the carrier Liberty Glory. ...

US donates $15 million wheat shipment to Yemen

603 days ago From Yemen News Agency   View Archived Article

SANA'A, YEMEN - In a statement, the UN World Food Program said on Monday that the wheat shipment, worth US$ 15 million, was donated by the United States Government's Food For Peace office to support WFP activities in Yemen, in particular the agency's deliver ...

WFP rushing food to remote Afghan villages ahead of winter

607 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday it has dispatched 6,800 metric tons of food to remote mountain communities in Afghanistan. The food needs to be pre-positioned before these communities become inaccessible during the winter. ...

WFP to start recovery strategy for Haitian storm victims

607 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today released its strategy to help Haiti recover from successive natural disasters, the most recent being Hurricane Sandy. WFP, in a report released today, said "Preliminary evaluations indicate that 3 days of ...

KC Concepcion In Nepal For WFP Mission

609 days ago From Manila Bulletin   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - ... in order to carry out a mission in Nepal in line with her duty as United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) National Ambassador Against Hunger. ...

WFP trucks bringing food into Gaza

610 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday that deliveries of food for the hungry are moving into Gaza again. WFP said that the limited opening of the Kerem Shalom crossing had reduced its distribution to only five truckloads of food during the ...

UN to provide 230 thousand Kyrgyzstanis with three-month flour and two-month oil reserves

614 days ago From 24   View Archived Article

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN - Such decision was made following the results of monitoring of prices for staple foods by the United Nations World Food Program in Kyrgyzstan. ...

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