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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Bridgeport could get three registrars of votersthird party successfully fielded a candidate for registrar in Hartford, so that
Bridgeport could get three registrars of voters
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 hours ago
third party successfully fielded a candidate for registrar in Hartford, so that city has a Democrat, Republican and WFP member in that office. “(It) ensures a system of checks and balances that keeps the process fair and provides a level of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport could get three registrars of votersthird party successfully fielded a candidate for registrar in Hartford, so that
Bridgeport could get three registrars of voters
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 hours ago
third party successfully fielded a candidate for registrar in Hartford, so that city has a Democrat, Republican and WFP member in that office. “(It) ensures a system of checks and balances that keeps the process fair and provides a level of... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bridgeport could get three registrars of votersthird party successfully fielded a candidate for registrar in Hartford, so that
Bridgeport could get three registrars of voters
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 hours ago
third party successfully fielded a candidate for registrar in Hartford, so that city has a Democrat, Republican and WFP member in that office. “(It) ensures a system of checks and balances that keeps the process fair and provides a level of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
African Education Sector A Pillar for Agenda 2063while creating new income generating activities for extremely poor families. T
African Education Sector A Pillar for Agenda 2063
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
while creating new income generating activities for extremely poor families. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with 65 nations worldwide on implementing school feeding programmes which are an effective safety net,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe's Rock and Hard Placefor those living in urban areas to be food secure." A comprehensive urban food
Zimbabwe's Rock and Hard Place
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for those living in urban areas to be food secure." A comprehensive urban food security assessment has been launched by WFP, but interventions are already being made to reach vulnerable, malnourished children who are being treated for TB and... Read more
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NBC Miami
Family Promoting EKG Tests For Students After Tragic Lossin the hospital that take a couple of hours and cure you and your risk is compl
Family Promoting EKG Tests For Students After Tragic Loss
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
in the hospital that take a couple of hours and cure you and your risk is completely eliminated," said Dr. Rossi. Curing WFP, of course, depends on diagnosing the condition. The simple EKG, which only takes five minutes, would’ve detected... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds of displaced in Nigeria's northeast demand more foodKano, another big city, for five hours, demanding that distribution by feeding
Hundreds of displaced in Nigeria's northeast demand more food
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
Kano, another big city, for five hours, demanding that distribution by feeding committees be ended. The U.N. food program WFP last week warned that up to 5.5 million people in the volatile northeast might need food aid by next month as soaring... Read more
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Boston Globe
Democrat urges party challengeswrote of “a hybrid approach,” pointing to the Working Families Party operating
Democrat urges party challenges
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
wrote of “a hybrid approach,” pointing to the Working Families Party operating in New York and Connecticut, where the WFP runs its own candidates but also backs candidates from other parties who back its agenda. Eldridge called it “an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Escaped From Insurgency, Now Starved to Death By Governmentnumber of persons already living in hunger in the same region, even before the
Escaped From Insurgency, Now Starved to Death By Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
number of persons already living in hunger in the same region, even before the country's recession crisis started. The UN WFP believed as families and communities have been unable to plant their crops during the heat of the Boko Haram crisis, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Democrat urges party challengeswrote of “a hybrid approach,” pointing to the Working Families Party operating
Democrat urges party challenges
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
wrote of “a hybrid approach,” pointing to the Working Families Party operating in New York and Connecticut, where the WFP runs its own candidates but also backs candidates from other parties who back its agenda. Eldridge called it “an... Read more
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The Manila Times
Success being tried by failureacronyms of UN related organizations that we will have to forego when we leave
Success being tried by failure
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
acronyms of UN related organizations that we will have to forego when we leave this world organization: (UNDP)(UNICEF)(WFP)(UNDCP)(ICAO). And by the way, leaving also means being left out. Yasay: “When you were especially tired, disappointed,... Read more
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New Kerala
UN sounds alarm as 4.5 million people need food aid in Boko Haram-hit north-east Nigeria - newkerala.com #109102to 4.5 million from March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agenci
UN sounds alarm as 4.5 million people need food aid in Boko Haram-hit north-east Nigeria - newkerala.com #109102
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
to 4.5 million from March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including the World Food Programme (WFP). All indications point to an extremely grave situation, said Abdou Dieng, the UN agencys Regional Director for West... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What to consider when you consider giving to charityfor the hunger crisis. The Globe and Mail recently carried a full-page ad by th
What to consider when you consider giving to charity
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
for the hunger crisis. The Globe and Mail recently carried a full-page ad by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), which describes itself as “the world’s largest humanitarian agency providing food assistance to some 80 million people... Read more
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Salon.com
UN: 4.5 million need food assistance in northern Nigeriasaid Tuesday that a worsening economy could cause this figure to rise by anothe
UN: 4.5 million need food assistance in northern Nigeria
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
said Tuesday that a worsening economy could cause this figure to rise by another 1 million as early as next month. The WFP is scaling up its response, aiming to reach 700,000 people with food and cash in the coming months. Dujarric says the... Read more
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FOX News
4.5 million need food assistance in northern Nigeriasaid Tuesday that a worsening economy could cause this figure to rise by anothe
4.5 million need food assistance in northern Nigeria
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
said Tuesday that a worsening economy could cause this figure to rise by another 1 million as early as next month. The WFP is scaling up its response, aiming to reach 700,000 people with food and cash in the coming months. Dujarric says the... Read more
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Rappler
What did the UN do for PH? Disaster response, health programs, and morewhen it comes to food security. (INFOGRAPHIC: PH hunger in numbers) UN agencie
What did the UN do for PH? Disaster response, health programs, and more
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
when it comes to food security. (INFOGRAPHIC: PH hunger in numbers) UN agencies such as the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have contributed a lot in turning around the current food insecurity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Than 160,000 Flood-Affected People in the Countrycontrol workers have been trained to carry out spraying of potential larva site
More Than 160,000 Flood-Affected People in the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
control workers have been trained to carry out spraying of potential larva sites. In Kassala, the World Food Programme (WFP) is conducting distributions of emergency food assistance for the affected communities. The UN food agency has assisted... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government plans to set up Centre of Excellence on food securityThe WFP and Brazilian government had in November 2011 in a joint initiative lau
Government plans to set up Centre of Excellence on food security
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
The WFP and Brazilian government had in November 2011 in a joint initiative launched the Centre of Excellence to fight against hunger and improve food security. "India is proposing to set up a CENEX on food security in Delhi," Paswan told PTI. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Economic downturn, Islamist attacks cause hunger to spread in Nigeria: UNand soaring food prices come at a time when people have little left from the la
Economic downturn, Islamist attacks cause hunger to spread in Nigeria: UN
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
and soaring food prices come at a time when people have little left from the last harvest, the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) said. “Because of Nigeria’s economic downturn, the number of hungry people could double in the northeastern states that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Russian cruise missiles target Syriaand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Russian cruise missiles target Syria
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. “We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now,” WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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asianage
Russian cruise missiles target Syriaand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Russian cruise missiles target Syria
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. "We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now," WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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New Kerala
Photo of boy pulled from rubble reminder of 'unimaginable horrors' Syrian children face - UNICEF - newkerala.com #107407would never be suspended At the same briefing, Bettina Luescher, a spokesperso
Photo of boy pulled from rubble reminder of 'unimaginable horrors' Syrian children face - UNICEF - newkerala.com #107407
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
would never be suspended At the same briefing, Bettina Luescher, a spokesperson for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said the agency is deeply concerned about the situation in Aleppo and that during the week, it had been able to feed... Read more
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Japan Today
Russian cruise missiles target Syria ‹ Japan Todayand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Russian cruise missiles target Syria ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. “We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now,” WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Syrian rebels welcome idea of 'weekly' trucecalls at the U.N for a weekly 48-hour pause in figting to allow aid deliveries.
Syrian rebels welcome idea of 'weekly' truce
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
calls at the U.N for a weekly 48-hour pause in figting to allow aid deliveries. (SOUNDBITE) (English) WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP) SPOKESWOMAN, BETTINA LUESCHER, SAYING: "From both sides, these sieges have to stop, it's inhumane, awful, disgusting,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russian cruise missiles target Syriaand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Russian cruise missiles target Syria
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. "We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now," WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russian cruise missiles target Syriaand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Russian cruise missiles target Syria
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. “We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now,” WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Syria rebels guardedly welcome truce idea in ‘nightmarish’ Aleppoand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Syria rebels guardedly welcome truce idea in ‘nightmarish’ Aleppo
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. “We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now,” WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russian cruise missiles target Syriaand around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month.
Russian cruise missiles target Syria
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
and around Aleppo had killed 422 civilians, including 142 children, this month. "We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now," WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Russian cruise missiles target Syria in broadening show of f...Syrian govt and Kurds Rebels give guarded welcome to Aleppo truce plan Aleppo
Russian cruise missiles target Syria in broadening show of f...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Syrian govt and Kurds Rebels give guarded welcome to Aleppo truce plan Aleppo's plight is "inhumane, awful, disgusting" -WFP The plight of civilians in Aleppo has been aggravated in besieged areas by dire shortages of basic goods, leading the... Read more
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Reuters
Syria rebels guardedly welcome truce idea in 'nightmarish' Aleppofrom the rubble after an air raid stirred international outrage on Thursday. "
Syria rebels guardedly welcome truce idea in 'nightmarish' Aleppo
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
from the rubble after an air raid stirred international outrage on Thursday. "We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now," WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syria rebels guardedly welcome truce idea in 'nightmarish' Aleppofrom the rubble after an air raid stirred international outrage on Thursday. "
Syria rebels guardedly welcome truce idea in 'nightmarish' Aleppo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
from the rubble after an air raid stirred international outrage on Thursday. "We need a 48-hour pause, we need it now," WFP spokeswoman Bettina Luescher told a briefing in Geneva on Friday. While the rebel advance this month opened a narrow... Read more
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New Kerala
Citing lack of action, UN envoy cuts short humanitarian taskforce meeting - newkerala.com #106965that is preventing humanitarian aid from reaching anywhere in Syria, except Dei
Citing lack of action, UN envoy cuts short humanitarian taskforce meeting - newkerala.com #106965
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
that is preventing humanitarian aid from reaching anywhere in Syria, except Deir ez-Zor, where the World Food Programme (WFP) has conducted airdrops 100 times. Responding to questions, de Mistura said Russia and the US have a genuine intention... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Over 30K people, 1K pets have been rescued from floodingto class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Over 30K people, 1K pets have been rescued from flooding
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Over 30K people, 1K pets have been rescued from floodingto class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Over 30K people, 1K pets have been rescued from flooding
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Over 30K people, 14K pets have been rescued from floodingto class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Over 30K people, 14K pets have been rescued from flooding
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Over 30K people, 14K pets have been rescued from floodingto class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Over 30K people, 14K pets have been rescued from flooding
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Gov. Edward holds a press conference to discuss flood recoveryto class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Gov. Edward holds a press conference to discuss flood recovery
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edward holds a press conference to discuss flood recoveryto class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Gov. Edward holds a press conference to discuss flood recovery
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Red Cross says 'This disaster is the worst to hit the United States since Superstorm Sandy'to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin
Red Cross says 'This disaster is the worst to hit the United States since Superstorm Sandy'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates from WFP Thousands of people were rescued after floodwaters rose on roads and into homes across the area. One particular dramatic... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Red Cross: 'This disaster is the worst to hit the United States since Superstorm Sandy'is beginning the process of getting back to normal. School employees returned t
Red Cross: 'This disaster is the worst to hit the United States since Superstorm Sandy'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
is beginning the process of getting back to normal. School employees returned to work Thursday and some students get back to class Friday. Debris removal contractors are assessing damage and will begin to pick it up Monday. Full Updates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Japan Donates $5 Million For Drought ReliefThe Japanese government has donated five million US dollars to help the World F
Japan Donates $5 Million For Drought Relief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Japanese government has donated five million US dollars to help the World Food Programme (WFP) provide food assistance between September and November 2016 to over 300,000 drought-affected people in the four worst affected countries in southern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Cuts Refugee Food Rations Amid Funding Crisisrecently said that Uganda can host an additional 300,000 refugees without exhau
Uganda Cuts Refugee Food Rations Amid Funding Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
recently said that Uganda can host an additional 300,000 refugees without exhausting her capacity. The World Food Program (WFP) requires approximately $7m every month to provide life-saving food assistance to refugees in Uganda. Despite the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Faces Funding Shortage As More Flee South Sudanto meet their basic needs until they are able to stand on their own two feet,"
UNHCR Faces Funding Shortage As More Flee South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to meet their basic needs until they are able to stand on their own two feet," Mr Kazungu said. Increasing population WFP requires approximately $7 million every month to provide life-saving food assistance to refugees in Uganda but with... Read more
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New Kerala
UN and Ugandan government cut food rations amid influx of South Sudanese refugees - newkerala.com #106482to a joint press release issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for R
UN and Ugandan government cut food rations amid influx of South Sudanese refugees - newkerala.com #106482
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
to a joint press release issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and Ugandas Office of the Prime Minister. Low levels of funding, together with a large number of new arrivals fleeing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Food rations cut as South Sudan refugee influx to Uganda overwhelms agenciesin order to stretch available resources and prioritise the most vulnerable new
Food rations cut as South Sudan refugee influx to Uganda overwhelms agencies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
in order to stretch available resources and prioritise the most vulnerable new arrivals," the World Food Programme's (WFP) acting country director in Uganda, Mike Sackett, said in a statement. Refugees who arrived in Uganda after July 2015,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Food Rations Cut As Refugee Influx to Uganda Overwhelms Agenciesin order to stretch available resources and prioritise the most vulnerable new
Food Rations Cut As Refugee Influx to Uganda Overwhelms Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
in order to stretch available resources and prioritise the most vulnerable new arrivals," the World Food Programme's (WFP) acting country director in Uganda, Mike Sackett, said in a statement. Refugees who arrived in Uganda after July 2015,... Read more
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Reuters
Food rations cut as South Sudan refugee influx to Uganda overwhelms agenciesin order to stretch available resources and prioritise the most vulnerable new
Food rations cut as South Sudan refugee influx to Uganda overwhelms agencies
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
in order to stretch available resources and prioritise the most vulnerable new arrivals," the World Food Programme's (WFP) acting country director in Uganda, Mike Sackett, said in a statement. Refugees who arrived in Uganda after July 2015,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burundi Bound Trailer Overturns Along Masaka Road, Destroys Housesaid. Mr Ibrahim Muhammad, one of the managers in World Food Programme-Uganda,
Burundi Bound Trailer Overturns Along Masaka Road, Destroys House
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
said. Mr Ibrahim Muhammad, one of the managers in World Food Programme-Uganda, has confirmed that the cargo belongs to WFP. "The trailer was taking 689 bags of maize which is relief in transit to the troubled Burundi ,but unfortunately it got... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Clinton Lands Powerful Progressive Endorsement From Working Families Partythe Democratic primary. 'The change we need next year starts with electing Secr
Clinton Lands Powerful Progressive Endorsement From Working Families Party
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
the Democratic primary. 'The change we need next year starts with electing Secretary Clinton, but it doesn't end there,' WFP National Director Dan Cantor said in a press release, noting its major platform concerns include the student debt crisis,... Read more
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The Manila Times
At least 11 killed in coalition air raid on Yemen hospitalhas already investigated claims of attacks on a residential area, hospitals, ma
At least 11 killed in coalition air raid on Yemen hospital
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
has already investigated claims of attacks on a residential area, hospitals, markets, a wedding and World Food Programme (WFP) aid trucks. It found the coalition guilty of “mistakenly” hitting a residential compound and an MSF-run hospital, but... Read more
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