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AllAfrica.com
UK Donates GBP3 Million for Food Aid in SudanKhartoum — On 18 September, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) received GBP3 mil
UK Donates GBP3 Million for Food Aid in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Khartoum — On 18 September, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) received GBP3 million (about $3.9 million) from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) for its cash and voucher assistance programme supporting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
5,500 to 12,500 Displaced Arrive in Central Darfur's Niertetiin Central Darfur State have arrived in Nierteti North camp for the displaced i
5,500 to 12,500 Displaced Arrive in Central Darfur's Nierteti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
in Central Darfur State have arrived in Nierteti North camp for the displaced in recent days. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) plans to support 220,000 displaced people across Darfur with food vouchers for four months. Sudan hosts a quarter of the... Read more
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New Kerala
UN unveils data partnership with Twitter in support of Global Goals - newkerala.com #123135will further the UNs efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Twitt
UN unveils data partnership with Twitter in support of Global Goals - newkerala.com #123135
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
will further the UNs efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Twitters global platform for self-expression and live conversation is available in more than 40 languages globally. UN Photo/WFP/Phil Behan Source: www.justeart... Read more
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New Kerala
Agriculture and food system transformation needed on pathway to zero hunger - Ban - newkerala.com #122629Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Develop
Agriculture and food system transformation needed on pathway to zero hunger - Ban - newkerala.com #122629
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), seeks to galvanize momentum for the Zero Hunger Challenge launched by the Secretary-General in 2012. The Zero Hunger... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda's Ntabana Heads Nile Basin Initiative(FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), African Developm
Rwanda's Ntabana Heads Nile Basin Initiative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
(FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), African Development Bank (AfDB), World Food Programme (WFP), World Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), among others. Most recently, Ntabana was working as a... Read more
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Business Wire
Quintiq and the World Food Programme: Working Together towards a World with Zero HungerSystèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimization, a
Quintiq and the World Food Programme: Working Together towards a World with Zero Hunger
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Systèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimization, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today a partnership with the objective of optimizing WFP’s global humanitarian supply chain. Established in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Call for Sustainable Agriculture Interventionsbe best prepared to withstand challenges that undermine agriculture development
Experts Call for Sustainable Agriculture Interventions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
be best prepared to withstand challenges that undermine agriculture development. According to the World Food Programme (WFP), some 795 million people - meaning about one in each group of nine people - in the world do not have enough food to lead... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two ways to help feed the hungry in Syriaeverywhere in the world providing people who are hungry with the food they need
Two ways to help feed the hungry in Syria
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
everywhere in the world providing people who are hungry with the food they need,” said Abeer Etefa, the spokeswoman for WFP in the Middle East, based in Cairo. “When people are desperate, they will go to any lengths to get food. Sometimes they... Read more
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New Kerala
UN officials condemn attacks against aid convoy and warehouse in rural Aleppo - newkerala.com #121544law, and totally morally unacceptable, he said. In addition, the Executive Dir
UN officials condemn attacks against aid convoy and warehouse in rural Aleppo - newkerala.com #121544
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
law, and totally morally unacceptable, he said. In addition, the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, said in a statement that she was horrified by the attack. This assault on the humanitarian relief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mahama Leaves for 71st UN General AssemblyAgenda. President Mahama will also co-host with the Food and Agriculture Organ
Mahama Leaves for 71st UN General Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Agenda. President Mahama will also co-host with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) a side event on 'Pathways to Zero Hunger', which will showcase concrete transformations in food security, nutrition and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Camp Profiling' Discussed in South Darfur's Kalma CampFebruary 2004. One of the main concerns of the displaced in the camp is the te
'Camp Profiling' Discussed in South Darfur's Kalma Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
February 2004. One of the main concerns of the displaced in the camp is the temporary suspension of World Food Programme (WFP) food rations for July and August. This suspension is a result of a delayed camp profiling exercise scheduled to start... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Camp Profiling in Kalma Camp, South Darfurmain concerns of the displaced in Kalma camp, hosting 128,000 people, is the te
Camp Profiling in Kalma Camp, South Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
main concerns of the displaced in Kalma camp, hosting 128,000 people, is the temporary suspension of World Food Programme (WFP) food rations for July and August, OCHA reports in its latest weekly bulletin. This suspension is a result of a delayed... Read more
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ABC News
Meet the Syrian Child Refugees Behind the CamerasI want even more is to become a soccer player. Mohammad Nour Al Abdallah/UNICE
Meet the Syrian Child Refugees Behind the Cameras
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
I want even more is to become a soccer player. Mohammad Nour Al Abdallah/UNICEFChildren carry bread home. We go to the WFP center every morning around 7 a.m. to get bread. Mohammad Nour Al Abdallah/UNICEFRed bell peppers being unloaded at the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Desperate and hungry, South Sudanese fleeing war tax resources in Ugandan refugee campsnumbers are escalating and the resources we are receiving are not matching that
Desperate and hungry, South Sudanese fleeing war tax resources in Ugandan refugee camps
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
numbers are escalating and the resources we are receiving are not matching that escalation," said Mike Sackett, WFP's country director in Uganda. Sackett said WFP needs another $20 million to restore full food rations for all refugees... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID/Fed Closing? What Are Its Sustainable Achievements in the Past Five Years?to help him transport his rice to markets and, along with the Agriculture Minis
USAID/Fed Closing? What Are Its Sustainable Achievements in the Past Five Years?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to help him transport his rice to markets and, along with the Agriculture Ministry, linked him with the World Food Program (WFP) and Fabrar, a local rice processing facility. Both institutions bought some of Selma's rice. Through USAID/FED also, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Japan Avails U.S.$3 Million Food Aidfacing serious household food insecurity, according to the Zimbabwe Vulnerabili
Japan Avails U.S.$3 Million Food Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
facing serious household food insecurity, according to the Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZimVAC) of 2016. WFP has since embarked on a project to promote long-term food security whereby communities create viable assets under the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
My Money Is On Bill For A Second Roundof a broad cross-section of the city's voters. He also had the support of organ
My Money Is On Bill For A Second Round
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
of a broad cross-section of the city's voters. He also had the support of organized labor and the Working Families Party (WFP). That grand coalition propelled the former Public Advocate to victory as he positioned himself as the candidate of the... Read more
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New Kerala
UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK - newkerala.com #119331to meet the immediate and evolving health needs of the affected population. Me
UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK - newkerala.com #119331
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
to meet the immediate and evolving health needs of the affected population. Meanwhile, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) also recently delivered urgent food assistance to more than 140,000 people in the region, noting concern over the... Read more
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Canberra Times
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingKorean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to de
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Korean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to deal with a disastrous flood. Photo: KRT/AP "WFP is concerned about the continued vulnerability of these people as the extremely cold winter is approaching, and major... Read more
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Brisbane Times
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingKorean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to de
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Korean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to deal with a disastrous flood. Photo: KRT/AP "WFP is concerned about the continued vulnerability of these people as the extremely cold winter is approaching, and major... Read more
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The Age
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingKorean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to de
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Korean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to deal with a disastrous flood. Photo: KRT/AP "WFP is concerned about the continued vulnerability of these people as the extremely cold winter is approaching, and major... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingKorean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to de
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Korean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to deal with a disastrous flood. Photo: KRT/AP "WFP is concerned about the continued vulnerability of these people as the extremely cold winter is approaching, and major... Read more
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WA Today
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingKorean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to de
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Korean workers build levees along a river bank. North Korea is mobilising to deal with a disastrous flood. Photo: KRT/AP "WFP is concerned about the continued vulnerability of these people as the extremely cold winter is approaching, and major... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Yemen on brink of famine as civil war ragesthe absence of a durable peace agreement and urged all parties to resume talks,
Yemen on brink of famine as civil war rages
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
the absence of a durable peace agreement and urged all parties to resume talks, as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned: "At least seven million people - a quarter of the population - are living under emergency levels of food... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt, WFP Launch Central Registry of Aid BeneficiariesThe government and the World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday launched a centr
Govt, WFP Launch Central Registry of Aid Beneficiaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The government and the World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday launched a central database registry to gather information of beneficiaries of all social protection services in the country. The comprehensive registry, which is the first of its kind... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deals That Can Break Poverty Cycle Afflicting Local Farmersschemes involve multiple buyers, input suppliers, and large aggregations of far
Deals That Can Break Poverty Cycle Afflicting Local Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
schemes involve multiple buyers, input suppliers, and large aggregations of farmers (see Figure 1). One coordinated by the WFP in Tanzania, the Patient Procurement Platform (PPP), even provides credit lines for farmers to purchase higher-quality... Read more
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express
NOW we're friends? Kim Jong-un asks the West for help as floods devastate North Koreait's rare for the North Korean government to make an open and public call for a
NOW we're friends? Kim Jong-un asks the West for help as floods devastate North Korea
express / Posted 12 days ago
it's rare for the North Korean government to make an open and public call for assistance.” The UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) says food aid has reached more than 140,000 people but more is needed. Darlene Tymo, WFP’s country director in North... Read more
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New Kerala
UN food relief agency provides assistance to 140,000 people affected by flooding in northern DPRK - newkerala.com #118384diets. The floods came just before the harvest period, when the crops were stil
UN food relief agency provides assistance to 140,000 people affected by flooding in northern DPRK - newkerala.com #118384
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
diets. The floods came just before the harvest period, when the crops were still in the ground, the World Food Programmes (WFP) representative in the country, Darlene Tymo, said in a news release. The north of the country will shortly see the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Food aid reaches 140,000 hit by floods in North Korea - WFPNorth Korea, but more is needed to help them through the country's upcoming sev
Food aid reaches 140,000 hit by floods in North Korea - WFP
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
North Korea, but more is needed to help them through the country's upcoming severe winter, the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. The floods in the country's north were caused by heavy rainfall in late August and early... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -country, despite the hard facts to the contrary – from the health services of W
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 13 days ago
country, despite the hard facts to the contrary – from the health services of WHO to the nutrition interventions of the WFP, from the UNDP Recovery Program in the immediate wake of the Yolanda devastation to the FAO support for fi shery and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hunger - Bleak Future Loomscorresponding quarter of 2015. Quarter on quarter, real GDP slowed by 13.71 per
Hunger - Bleak Future Looms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
corresponding quarter of 2015. Quarter on quarter, real GDP slowed by 13.71 percent According to the World Food Programme, WFP, not only is Nigeria a food deficit country, it is currently the world's second largest importer of rice after China and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nutritional Support for More Than 20,000 Anti-Retroviral Therapy and TB PatientsThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US
Nutritional Support for More Than 20,000 Anti-Retroviral Therapy and TB Patients
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$3.1 million from the Government of Sierra Leone and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, enabling WFP to scale up nutritional support for more than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Worried at Theft of Refugees' Foodin the terror-prone northeastern parts of the country malnourished. Following t
UN Worried at Theft of Refugees' Food
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
in the terror-prone northeastern parts of the country malnourished. Following the revelations, UN World Food Programme (WFP) Assistant Executive Director, Ramiro Lopes de Silva, has been in the West African country to assess the problem. He has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudanese Refugees Relocated in East Darfuraid for returnees in Golo On 1 September, the Wali (Governor) of Central Darfu
South Sudanese Refugees Relocated in East Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
aid for returnees in Golo On 1 September, the Wali (Governor) of Central Darfur State informed the World Food Programme (WFP) that the food security situation of returnees in Golo town is dire and they need urgent general food distribution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Set to Export Excess Grainby the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries in collaboration with i
Govt Set to Export Excess Grain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries in collaboration with international organisations; Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fun... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
US: Our food aid beyond Zanu PF reachamong them the American flag and USAID logo.Advertisement No intermediaries U
US: Our food aid beyond Zanu PF reach
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 days ago
among them the American flag and USAID logo.Advertisement No intermediaries USAID also channels all food aid through WFP and other non-governmental organisations, and the food goes directly to the beneficiaries with no intermediary. “USAID... Read more
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New Kerala
UN Special Envoy for Syria welcomes ceasefire understanding; pledges UN support - newkerala.com #116826Group (ISSG) which comprises the UN, the Arab League, the European Union and 16
UN Special Envoy for Syria welcomes ceasefire understanding; pledges UN support - newkerala.com #116826
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Group (ISSG) which comprises the UN, the Arab League, the European Union and 16 other countries, have been meeting separately since early this year on a way forward on the Syrian crisis. Photo: WFP/Hussam Al Saleh Source: www.justeart... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cassava Sector Targets N1.5 Trillion Output By 2021The Rockefeller Foundation. Other agriculture investors and development partne
Cassava Sector Targets N1.5 Trillion Output By 2021
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Rockefeller Foundation. Other agriculture investors and development partners funding is coming World Food Programme (WFP) to purchasing at least $120 million of its agricultural products each year from smallholder farmers through a... Read more
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New Kerala
UN food relief agency and partner to roll out €348 million EU cash aid to refugees in Turkey - newkerala.com #116324Thursday of a cash-transfer programme for the most vulnerable refugees in Turke
UN food relief agency and partner to roll out €348 million EU cash aid to refugees in Turkey - newkerala.com #116324
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Thursday of a cash-transfer programme for the most vulnerable refugees in Turkey, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has said the agency and the Turkish Red Crescent will use their combined expertise to deliver the cash directly to those... Read more
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Sky News Australia
EU gives more aid for Syrians in TurkeyThe European Union has announced it is contracting 348 million euros ($A510.65
EU gives more aid for Syrians in Turkey
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
The European Union has announced it is contracting 348 million euros ($A510.65 million) to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) for humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey, part of the bloc's migration cooperation with Ankara. The money comes as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture & Development - FAO Wrapsthe Central River Region. The training course was organised by FAO under the F
Agriculture & Development - FAO Wraps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
the Central River Region. The training course was organised by FAO under the FASDEP component in partnership with MoBSE, WFP and NaNA. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Yankuba Sawo, FASDEP nutrition expert at the FAO, expressed his appreciation... Read more
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News.com.au
EU gives more aid for Syrians in TurkeyThe European Union has announced it is contracting 348 million euros ($A510.65
EU gives more aid for Syrians in Turkey
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
The European Union has announced it is contracting 348 million euros ($A510.65 million) to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) for humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey, part of the bloc's migration cooperation with Ankara. The money comes as... Read more
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DW
Prepaid EU plastic for displaced Syrians in Turkey |most vulnerable" and would also boost local economies in the communities where
Prepaid EU plastic for displaced Syrians in Turkey |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
most vulnerable" and would also boost local economies in the communities where refugees live. Nearly four years ago, the WFP and the Red Crescent launched an experimental project in which thousands of refugees began receiving cards charged with... Read more
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Swissinfo
EU grants 348 million euros in aid for Syrian refugees in TurkeyThe European Union on Thursday announced it was contracting 348 million euros (
EU grants 348 million euros in aid for Syrian refugees in Turkey
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
The European Union on Thursday announced it was contracting 348 million euros ($393 mln) to the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) for humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey, part of the bloc's migration cooperation with Ankara. The money... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU to give debit cards to refugees in Turkeythe refugees live. The humanitarian scheme, the Cypriot commissioner said, was
EU to give debit cards to refugees in Turkey
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
the refugees live. The humanitarian scheme, the Cypriot commissioner said, was developed with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) as well as Turkish ministers and the Turkish Red Crescent. Nearly four years ago, the WFP and the Red Crescent launched... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU grants 348 million euros in aid for Syrian refugees in TurkeyEuropean Union on Thursday announced it was contracting 348 million euros (US$3
EU grants 348 million euros in aid for Syrian refugees in Turkey
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
European Union on Thursday announced it was contracting 348 million euros (US$393 mln) to the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) for humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey, part of the bloc's migration cooperation with Ankara. The money... Read more
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The Manila Times
EU to give debit cards to refugees in Turkeythe refugees live. The humanitarian scheme, the Cypriot commissioner said, was
EU to give debit cards to refugees in Turkey
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
the refugees live. The humanitarian scheme, the Cypriot commissioner said, was developed with the UN World Food Program (WFP) as well as Turkish ministers and the Turkish Red Crescent. Nearly four years ago, the WFP and the Red Crescent launched... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yobe Solicits WFP, Unicef Support for IDPsDamaturu — Yobe State government yesterday met with World Food Programme (WFP)
Yobe Solicits WFP, Unicef Support for IDPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Damaturu — Yobe State government yesterday met with World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) to seek ways of improving support to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam,... Read more
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New Kerala
UN agricultural agency and USAID sign agreement to boost developing countries' ability to track key data - newkerala.com #115828informed and smart decisions that foster food security and economic prosperity,
UN agricultural agency and USAID sign agreement to boost developing countries' ability to track key data - newkerala.com #115828
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
informed and smart decisions that foster food security and economic prosperity, the Assistant to the Administrator for USAIDs Bureau for Food Security, Beth Dunford, said in the FAO news release. UN Photo/WFP/Phil Behan Source: www.justearthnews.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diplomatic Missions Eye 18-Hole Golf Titlewhich will involve men and women," he said. The diplomatic missions which have
Diplomatic Missions Eye 18-Hole Golf Title
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
which will involve men and women," he said. The diplomatic missions which have confirmed their participations are Spain, Zambia, Korea, United States of America (USA), Germany, Ireland, Malawi, South Africa, Kenya and the World Food Programme (W... Read more
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