United Nations World Food Programme

 
Zimbabweans are ‘marching towards starvation’
Zimbabweans are ‘marching towards starvation’
The United Nations food agency on Tuesday launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which...
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rushed Tuesday to deliver emergency relief to thousands of survivors marooned on two Mozambican islands after one of the most powerful...
Syrians go hungry as conflict soars
Syrians go hungry as conflict soars
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said nearly 2.5-million people – most of them internally displaced by the fighting – need...
UN to start airlifting food to Somalia
UN to start airlifting food to Somalia
The United Nations World Food Programme was set on Tuesday to start airlifting food to Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya after an emergency meeting in...
Pirates release food aid ship
Pirates release food aid ship
Somali pirates attacked a Maltese flagged-ship before dawn on Monday with rocket-propelled grenades, but the ship escaped unharmed, a Nato...
Cultivating young farmers
Cultivating young farmers
When her friends go out to play with a skipping rope during break, 12-year-old Noncedo Masina takes her watering can and goes to work on her plot...
UN seeks $460m in Ethiopian aid
UN seeks $460m in Ethiopian aid
The United Nations appealed on Monday for $460-million to feed about 10-million Ethiopians hit by drought and high food prices.
WFP: Attacks threaten Darfur food aid
WFP: Attacks threaten Darfur food aid
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has threatened to suspend deliveries of food aid to Sudan's Darfur province after a string of attacks...

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