UN World Food Programme

 
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Monday that up to 4.5 million people, half of Zimbabwe’s drought-stricken rural...
Sub-Saharan Africans worst affected by undernourishment
Sub-Saharan Africans worst affected by undernourishment
Undernourishment measures the quality of food available, laying particular emphasis on protein and energy content.
UN cuts food aid for one million Zimbabweans
UN cuts food aid for one million Zimbabweans
About one-million Zimbabweans may go hungry after the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on...
UN pushes Syria on humanitarian mission
UN pushes Syria on humanitarian mission
The UN hopes to get permission from the Syrian government in the coming days to send more aid workers to help at least 1-million people in need of...
Malnutrition kills millions a year
Malnutrition kills millions a year
Malnutrition is the root cause of the deaths of 2.6-million children each year. And unless immediate action is taken, the bodies and brains of...
Sahel region faces renewed drought crisis
Sahel region faces renewed drought crisis
For the third time in the past decade, drought has returned to the arid, western shoulder of Africa, bringing hunger to millions. Aid agencies are...
Zim could be months away from a food shortage
Zim could be months away from a food shortage
More than one million Zimbabweans may struggle to feed themselves in the coming months, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned on...
Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa
Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa
The United Nation's World Food Programme readied aircraft with food aid bound for the Somali capital Mogadishu amid intensifying relief efforts for...
Millions of lives threatened in the Horn of Africa
Millions of lives threatened in the Horn of Africa
Four-year-old Hussein Musa sits propped against his mother in a thatch-roofed hut, in a section cordoned off under a scorching sun to mark those...
Bomber kills five at Pakistani UN food agency office
Bomber kills five at Pakistani UN food agency office
A suicide bomber dressed as a paramilitary soldier attacked an office of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Pakistani capital on...
Zim still facing food insecurity, says UN
Zim still facing food insecurity, says UN
Zimbabwe's agricultural production is estimated to have risen significantly this year, but many people still face serious problems finding basic...
Three UN employees kidnapped in Somalia
Three UN employees kidnapped in Somalia
Gunmen on Monday abducted three foreigners and a Somali working for the United Nations (UN) in southern Somalia, the latest in a string of...

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