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New Kerala
Millions worldwide trapped in vicious cycle of violence and hunger – UN - newkerala.com #97724briefs prepared for the Security Council by the UN Food and Agriculture Organiz
Millions worldwide trapped in vicious cycle of violence and hunger – UN - newkerala.com #97724
New Kerala / Posted 19 minutes ago
briefs prepared for the Security Council by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN World Food Programme (WFP), Yemen and Syria top the list in terms of sheer numbers of people whose food security is being negatively impacted by... Read more
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dna
More than 56 million trapped in 'vicious' cycle of violence and hunger: UNkey source of income in many conflict-hit areas. The UN Food and Agriculture O
More than 56 million trapped in 'vicious' cycle of violence and hunger: UN
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
key source of income in many conflict-hit areas. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) said there were 17 countries where violence has significantly affected access to food. They listed them as Syria,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Releases U.S.$13Million to Support People in North-Eastern NigeriaOffice of the UN Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Children's Fu
UN Releases U.S.$13Million to Support People in North-Eastern Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Office of the UN Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP). "The humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria is massive and alarming: 15 million people are affected by the violence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Releases U.S.$ 52 Million As Humanitarian Situation WorsensDisplaced people take refuge at the WFP compound in Juba. Brussels — The Europ
EU Releases U.S.$ 52 Million As Humanitarian Situation Worsens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Displaced people take refuge at the WFP compound in Juba. Brussels — The European Commission has today announced €40 million in emergency humanitarian assistance for people affected by the crisis in South Sudan, bringing the total support from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security, Resilience, Nutritionthe United States aimed at strengthening global food assistance programs in the
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security, Resilience, Nutrition
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the United States aimed at strengthening global food assistance programs in the years ahead. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) praised U.S. President Barack Obama for his 20 July signing of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commodity Exchanges in Africa - Approaches, Best Practicespull factor, such as a buyer of large quantities(like national food agencies, d
Commodity Exchanges in Africa - Approaches, Best Practices
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
pull factor, such as a buyer of large quantities(like national food agencies, donor agencies such as World Food Programme (WFP) and large traders/processors). The pull will support the exchange structures and the exchange; generate the interest... Read more
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DW
SADC declares El Nino-induced drought a regional disaster |and mass-deaths of lifestock. So far, SADC members have managed to raise $ 341
SADC declares El Nino-induced drought a regional disaster |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
and mass-deaths of lifestock. So far, SADC members have managed to raise $ 341 million ( 310 million euros) for food aid. WFP director Ertharin Cousin wants the international community to assist SADC countries. “There is a gap now of $ 2.4... Read more
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International Business Times
South Sudan: Dimissed vice president Riek Machar 'lost trust in peace agreement' in August 2015. However, tensions have been running high since Machar's return.
South Sudan: Dimissed vice president Riek Machar 'lost trust in peace agreement'
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
in August 2015. However, tensions have been running high since Machar's return.A displaced South Sudanese family is seen camping at the World Food Programme (WFP) compound in Juba, South Sudan, July 2016Reuters/Lillian Mokgosi/World Food Pr... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland pledge more money for South Sudanin this country: food security, water and the protection of civilians. The othe
Switzerland pledge more money for South Sudan
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
in this country: food security, water and the protection of civilians. The other half will go to the World Food Programme (WFP) to assist efforts to fight food insecurity, which is affecting over four million people in South Sudan. South Sudan is a... Read more
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dna
MSF fears famine in northeast Nigeria; calls for UN food pipeline4,000 children. It vaccinated children against measles, which can be deadly in
MSF fears famine in northeast Nigeria; calls for UN food pipeline
dna / Posted 2 days ago
4,000 children. It vaccinated children against measles, which can be deadly in under-fives. The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) also delivered 30 metric tonnes of food and other items there last week, in a cross-border operation from Cameroon. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MSF fears famine in northeast Nigeria; calls for UN food pipelinechildren. It vaccinated children against measles, which can be deadly in under
MSF fears famine in northeast Nigeria; calls for UN food pipeline
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
children. It vaccinated children against measles, which can be deadly in under-fives. The U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) also delivered 30 metric tonnes of food and other items there last week, in a cross-border operation from Cameroon. The... Read more
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Reuters
MSF fears famine in northeast Nigeria; calls for U.N. food pipelinechildren. It vaccinated children against measles, which can be deadly in under
MSF fears famine in northeast Nigeria; calls for U.N. food pipeline
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
children. It vaccinated children against measles, which can be deadly in under-fives. The U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) also delivered 30 metric tonnes of food and other items there last week, in a cross-border operation from Cameroon. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SADC Appeals for Help to Avert Food Crisisa consultative meeting in collaboration with UN agencies; Food Agricultural Org
SADC Appeals for Help to Avert Food Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
a consultative meeting in collaboration with UN agencies; Food Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) in February to deliberate on drought effects and required interventions. She said recommendations of the meeting were... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim cash shortages hit UN food aid for 300ksalaries to civil servants and compelled banks to limit the amount of money tha
Zim cash shortages hit UN food aid for 300k
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
salaries to civil servants and compelled banks to limit the amount of money that can be drawn from cash machines. The WFP gives a household of four $36 monthly, WFP country director Eddie Row said in an interview. Beyond that number, it caps... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SADC Food Insecurity Gain for Local Farmersaffected by El Niño, and these are Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland,
SADC Food Insecurity Gain for Local Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
affected by El Niño, and these are Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Malawi. But Ms Cousin said the WFP is anticipating an escalation in needs later this year and estimating that approximately 33 million people will be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Securitythe United States aimed at strengthening global food assistance programs in the
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the United States aimed at strengthening global food assistance programs in the years ahead. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) praised U.S. President Barack Obama for his 20 July signing of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Militiamen Continue Blocking Sortony Roadin late June and early July, fleeing food shortages and conflict in Unity State
Militiamen Continue Blocking Sortony Road
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in late June and early July, fleeing food shortages and conflict in Unity State, South Sudan. During a recent mission, WFP was able to only verify the existing population of South Sudanese refugees and not new arrivals. HAC and WFP are planning... Read more
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International Business Times
Riek Machar's dismissal will not affect peace process in South Sudan says envoy to Juba to resume his work," said Alley.A displaced South Sudanese family is se
Riek Machar's dismissal will not affect peace process in South Sudan says envoy
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
to Juba to resume his work," said Alley.A displaced South Sudanese family is seen camping at the World Food Programme (WFP) compound in Juba, South Sudan, July 13, 2016REUTERS/Lillian Mokgosi/World Food ProgrammeFears of new civil war and row... Read more
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Salon.com
As severe drought threatens southern Africa, US gives $127Mdevastated crops and caused harvests to fail. It has declared southern Africa a
As severe drought threatens southern Africa, US gives $127M
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
devastated crops and caused harvests to fail. It has declared southern Africa a level-three emergency, its highest level. WFP says 18 million people need emergency food assistance in seven severely affected countries: Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
As severe drought threatens southern Africa, US gives $127Mdevastated crops and caused harvests to fail. It has declared southern Africa a
As severe drought threatens southern Africa, US gives $127M
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
devastated crops and caused harvests to fail. It has declared southern Africa a level-three emergency, its highest level. WFP says 18 million people need emergency food assistance in seven severely affected countries: Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi,... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
32m face hunger in southern AfricaAfrica region, largely as a result of drought which led to poor harvests last y
32m face hunger in southern Africa
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 days ago
Africa region, largely as a result of drought which led to poor harvests last year," the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said in its latest report. "There have been a lot of disruptions in the season as a result of El Nino coming on the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sanctions disrupt aid agencies in N. Koreais not found, the operational difficulties will increase," the agency said. Fi
Sanctions disrupt aid agencies in N. Korea
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
is not found, the operational difficulties will increase," the agency said. Five UN agencies -- FAO, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP and WHO -- and four international NGOs including Save the Children have humanitarian programmes in North Korea. The... Read more
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Rappler
Sanctions disrupt aid agencies in North Koreais not found, the operational difficulties will increase," the agency said. Fi
Sanctions disrupt aid agencies in North Korea
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
is not found, the operational difficulties will increase," the agency said. Five UN agencies – FAO, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP and WHO – and 4 international NGOs including Save the Children have humanitarian programs in North Korea. The... Read more
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DW
Germany, UN push for new Syria peace talks |more than 2 billion euros ($2.4 billion). Recently, another 100 million euros w
Germany, UN push for new Syria peace talks |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
more than 2 billion euros ($2.4 billion). Recently, another 100 million euros was pledged to the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) for the supply of food to Syrian refugees in Lebanon. De Mistura praised Germany's reputation and credibility in the... Read more
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Reuters
Hundreds of displaced South Sudanese struggling for shelterdown, and insecurity along supply routes meant food supplies were likely to dwi
Hundreds of displaced South Sudanese struggling for shelter
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
down, and insecurity along supply routes meant food supplies were likely to dwindle further, the U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP) said. "We need peace. We need peace because Children are suffering. We were outside South Sudan, but what brought us... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Welcomes New Agreement With Inter Parliamentary Union - Reiterates Concern At South Sudan Crisisagainst women and girls as well as at attacks on UN humanitarian facilities and
Ban Welcomes New Agreement With Inter Parliamentary Union - Reiterates Concern At South Sudan Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
against women and girls as well as at attacks on UN humanitarian facilities and the looting of a UN World Food Programme (WFP) warehouse by the SPLA (Sudan People's Liberation Army). The warehouse contained humanitarian food assistance for some... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Race To Stop A Looming Food Disaster In Southern Africathemselves, are already resorting to measures that will bring serious consequen
The Race To Stop A Looming Food Disaster In Southern Africa
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
themselves, are already resorting to measures that will bring serious consequences down the line. Chris Nikoi, director for WFP's Southern Africa Region, says a classic example is a family that has to sell one of their few assets — say a goat – to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Race To Stop A Looming Food Disaster In Southern Africathemselves, are already resorting to measures that will bring serious consequen
The Race To Stop A Looming Food Disaster In Southern Africa
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
themselves, are already resorting to measures that will bring serious consequences down the line. Chris Nikoi, director for WFP's Southern Africa Region, says a classic example is a family that has to sell one of their few assets — say a goat – to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Severe Drought Elevates Food Crisis to 'Highest Level'El Nino-related drought has led to food shortages in much of southern Africa. W
Severe Drought Elevates Food Crisis to 'Highest Level'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
El Nino-related drought has led to food shortages in much of southern Africa. WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin told DW that more assistance is needed to feed those in need. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a relief... Read more
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New Kerala
UN agency starts food aid to 6.5 million people affected by severe drought in Malawi - newkerala.com #93325more weeks, after which they will have nothing, said Ertharin Cousin, Executive
UN agency starts food aid to 6.5 million people affected by severe drought in Malawi - newkerala.com #93325
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
more weeks, after which they will have nothing, said Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), who on Wednesday concluded a three-day visit to the country. In a telephone briefing yesterday with reporters, Cousin... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Banks: No title deeds, no loans for farmersworst drought to hit Zimbabwe in two decades has left many rural areas in the g
Banks: No title deeds, no loans for farmers
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
worst drought to hit Zimbabwe in two decades has left many rural areas in the grip of hunger. The World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that around 4 million people in the country are struggling to meet their basic food needs. To counter food... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Maori Organisation Recieve Award at World Aids ConferenceUNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the Worl
Maori Organisation Recieve Award at World Aids Conference
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank and as such, this year placed particular emphasis on the organisation's newly approved global priority areas of action.This year it is an honour Marama Pala... Read more
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DW
Severe drought elevates food crisis in Malawi to ‘highest level’ |The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a relief program to
Severe drought elevates food crisis in Malawi to ‘highest level’ |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a relief program to feed families affected by the severe drought in Malawi. Over 18 million people are said to be in need of food aid in Southern Africa. DW spoke to the executive director... Read more
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DW
DW Business – Europe & Africa |drought elevates food crisis in Malawi to ‘highest level’ 20.07.2016 El Nino-r
DW Business – Europe & Africa |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
drought elevates food crisis in Malawi to ‘highest level’ 20.07.2016 El Nino-related drought has led to food shortages in much of southern Africa. WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin told DW that more assistance is needed to feed those in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Monster' El Niño Subsides, La Niña Hitting Soonby floods and droughts, top United Nations officials alerted. The heads of the
'Monster' El Niño Subsides, La Niña Hitting Soon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
by floods and droughts, top United Nations officials alerted. The heads of the three Rome-based UN agencies, FAO, IFAD and WFP, along with the UN Special Envoy on El Niño & Climate, warned in a recent meeting that more than 60 million people... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Must Not Forget About Ethiopia's Food Crisis - Former Olympic Champion10.2 million people - one-tenth of the population - need food aid, according to
World Must Not Forget About Ethiopia's Food Crisis - Former Olympic Champion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
10.2 million people - one-tenth of the population - need food aid, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP). "There's a huge emergency here in Ethiopia and the world is at risk of forgetting what's happening," the long-distance... Read more
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Ekklesia
UN chief urges solidarity to combat effects of El Niñovery serious concern about what is happening in the country. In addition, Exec
UN chief urges solidarity to combat effects of El Niño
Ekklesia / Posted 9 days ago
very serious concern about what is happening in the country. In addition, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, is currently in Malawi to assess the impact of the El Niño-induced drought and to appeal on behalf of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Urges Burden-Sharing, Solidarity to Combat Effects of El Niño and Mitigate Climate Changevery serious concern about what is happening in the country. In addition, Exec
Ban Urges Burden-Sharing, Solidarity to Combat Effects of El Niño and Mitigate Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
very serious concern about what is happening in the country. In addition, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, is currently in Malawi to assess the impact of the El Niño-induced drought and to appeal on behalf of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN Food Agency appeals for $204m to stave off severe hunger in Southern Africaimmediately to purchase food and transport it to the region to help millions of
UN Food Agency appeals for $204m to stave off severe hunger in Southern Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
immediately to purchase food and transport it to the region to help millions of hungry people. UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin says that 18 million people need emergency food assistance in the seven countries... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban urges burden-sharing, solidarity to combat effects of El Niño and mitigate climate change - newkerala.com #92796very serious concern about what is happening in the country. In addition, Exec
Ban urges burden-sharing, solidarity to combat effects of El Niño and mitigate climate change - newkerala.com #92796
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
very serious concern about what is happening in the country. In addition, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, is currently in Malawi to assess the impact of the El Nio-induced drought and to appeal on behalf of... Read more
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New Kerala
Thousands flee to Uganda to escape renewed violence in South Sudan – UN refugee agency - newkerala.com #92793UN humanitarian property has been destroyed. On 14 July, the main warehouse in
Thousands flee to Uganda to escape renewed violence in South Sudan – UN refugee agency - newkerala.com #92793
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
UN humanitarian property has been destroyed. On 14 July, the main warehouse in the city run by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) was looted. The warehouse held one months worth of life-saving food and nutrition supplies for 220,000 people before the... Read more
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Salon.com
UN appeals for $204 million for hungry in southern Africanseverely affected by El Nino — Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zamb
UN appeals for $204 million for hungry in southern African
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
severely affected by El Nino — Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. But Cousin said WFP is anticipating an escalation in needs later this year and estimating that approximately 33 million people will be... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
UN appeals for $204 million for hungry in southern Africanseverely affected by El Nino Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia
UN appeals for $204 million for hungry in southern African
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
severely affected by El Nino Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. But Cousin said WFP is anticipating an escalation in needs later this year and estimating that approximately 33 million people will be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Torrential Rains, Floods Kill 12and White Nile states. Flooding in Sudan normally occurs from June to October,
Torrential Rains, Floods Kill 12
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and White Nile states. Flooding in Sudan normally occurs from June to October, and according to the World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) El Niño Seasonal Calendar, flooding in parts of East Africa including Sudan... Read more
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Reuters
Hunger, looting and now suspected cholera hit South Sudanand insecurity along supply routes meant food supplies were likely to dwindle f
Hunger, looting and now suspected cholera hit South Sudan
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
and insecurity along supply routes meant food supplies were likely to dwindle further, the U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) said. South Sudan has 4.8 million people who are severely short of food, and about 1.6 million people who have been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hunger, looting and now suspected cholera hit South Sudanand insecurity along supply routes meant food supplies were likely to dwindle f
Hunger, looting and now suspected cholera hit South Sudan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
and insecurity along supply routes meant food supplies were likely to dwindle further, the U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) said. South Sudan has 4.8 million people who are severely short of food, and about 1.6 million people who have been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World must not forget about Ethiopia's food crisis - former Olympic champion10.2 million people - one-tenth of the population - need food aid, according to
World must not forget about Ethiopia's food crisis - former Olympic champion
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
10.2 million people - one-tenth of the population - need food aid, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP). "There's a huge emergency here in Ethiopia and the world is at risk of forgetting what's happening," the long-distance... Read more
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Reuters
World must not forget about Ethiopia's food crisis: former Olympic champion10.2 million people - one-tenth of the population - need food aid, according to
World must not forget about Ethiopia's food crisis: former Olympic champion
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
10.2 million people - one-tenth of the population - need food aid, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP). "There's a huge emergency here in Ethiopia and the world is at risk of forgetting what's happening," the long-distance... Read more
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The China Post
Mass looting of aid in war-torn South Sudanbetween rival forces in the capital Juba last week, the UN's World Food Program
Mass looting of aid in war-torn South Sudan
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
between rival forces in the capital Juba last week, the UN's World Food Programme's main logistics hub was picked clean. WFP says it is "outraged" by the theft of more than 4,500 tonnes of food "intended for the poorest and most vulnerable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rains, Flash Floods Kill 13 in Sudanacross the country. Flooding in Sudan normally occurs from June to October. Ac
Rains, Flash Floods Kill 13 in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
across the country. Flooding in Sudan normally occurs from June to October. According to the World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) El Niño Seasonal Calendar, flooding in parts of East Africa including Sudan... Read more
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