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AllAfrica.com
A Crisis 'Lost in the Ocean'hard for Madagascar to get the help it needs as it's "a bit lost in the ocean",
A Crisis 'Lost in the Ocean'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
hard for Madagascar to get the help it needs as it's "a bit lost in the ocean", explained Willem van Milink, the country's WFP representative. Madagascar is "off the map" and forgotten by the international community, say aid workers. Its food... Read more
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New Kerala
UN food relief agency warns of worsening food, nutrition status - newkerala.com #81504agency cautioned on Friday. In an update on the regional impact of the crisis
UN food relief agency warns of worsening food, nutrition status - newkerala.com #81504
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
agency cautioned on Friday. In an update on the regional impact of the crisis in South Sudan, the World Food Programme (WFP) highlighted that reports indicate that attacks by armed groups in Raja town on 15 June resulted in death, destruction of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S.$600,000 Swedish Grant for WFP Humanitarian Air Service in SudanKhartoum — The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution from t
U.S.$600,000 Swedish Grant for WFP Humanitarian Air Service in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum — The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution from the Government of Sweden to support the WFP-operated United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in Sudan. In a statement today, the WFP says that this contribution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Research Finds Cash Assistance for Refugees Boosts Local Economy for Nearby CommunitiesThe study was conducted by a team of researchers from the United Nations World
Research Finds Cash Assistance for Refugees Boosts Local Economy for Nearby Communities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the University of California, Davis. Their findings were just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the world's... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Aftermath of EbolaHe stood beneath a giant cotton tree as rain started to fall. A woman sat on th
The Aftermath of Ebola
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
He stood beneath a giant cotton tree as rain started to fall. A woman sat on the roots nearby to nurse a gaunt baby. “No, WFP didn’t bring food here,” Agoui said. Nor did the government. “There’s no help coming.” It was the same down the road in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WFP Launches Emergency Operation for Egyptian Returnees From LibyaLibya arrive here with limited or no means of survival and face the challenge o
WFP Launches Emergency Operation for Egyptian Returnees From Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Libya arrive here with limited or no means of survival and face the challenge of finding employment," said Muhannad Hadi, WFP Reginal Director. "Most returnees are low-skilled labourers, usually men from the economically stressed region of Upper... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Severe food shortages in Yemensaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, 'we don't have eno
Severe food shortages in Yemen
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, 'we don't have enough money to feed even these people'. The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cash Assistance to Refugees Boosts Host Communities - New Studyin Rwanda has found. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the
Cash Assistance to Refugees Boosts Host Communities - New Study
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Rwanda has found. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the University of California, Davis. The comparative study was conducted in refugee camps in Rwanda, where monthly... Read more
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Herald Sun
UN predicts Yemen food shortfallssaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have eno
UN predicts Yemen food shortfalls
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have enough money to feed even these people". The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
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News.com.au
UN predicts Yemen food shortfallssaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have eno
UN predicts Yemen food shortfalls
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have enough money to feed even these people". The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
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Perth Now
UN predicts Yemen food shortfallssaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have eno
UN predicts Yemen food shortfalls
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have enough money to feed even these people". The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UN predicts Yemen food shortfallssaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have eno
UN predicts Yemen food shortfalls
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have enough money to feed even these people". The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
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Adelaide Now
UN predicts Yemen food shortfallssaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have eno
UN predicts Yemen food shortfalls
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have enough money to feed even these people". The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
6 related stories
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Weekly Times
UN predicts Yemen food shortfallssaid in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have eno
UN predicts Yemen food shortfalls
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
said in an interview on Wednesday that without more funding, "we don't have enough money to feed even these people". The WFP would need about $US200 million ($A268 million) to keep its food distribution at current levels in the coming months, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Bishop' Conto Loses Bond Appealvehicles to US military personnel who came to Liberia to help in the fight agai
'Bishop' Conto Loses Bond Appeal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
vehicles to US military personnel who came to Liberia to help in the fight against Ebola and the World Food Program (WFP) and deposited the money into the defendants' established company's account. The defendants are yet to appear in court to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Hungry' Darfur Displaced Call for Food Aidcamp elder said that the situation of the displaced deteriorated significantly
'Hungry' Darfur Displaced Call for Food Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
camp elder said that the situation of the displaced deteriorated significantly after the UN World Food Programme (WFP) reduced the food rations earlier this year. "After the review of the food rations categories, 30 percent of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Than 230,000 South Sudanese Refugees in the Countryare now trying to reach an agreement with the owners of the initially identifie
More Than 230,000 South Sudanese Refugees in the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
are now trying to reach an agreement with the owners of the initially identified land plot. The World Food Programme's (WFP) planned dispatch of food assistance for about 6,900 South Sudanese in Abu Jabra, Abu Matarig and El Ferdows has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugees' Humanitarian Assistance Impacts Positively On Their Economy - WFPtheir monthly food needs. The study was conducted by a team of researchers fro
Refugees' Humanitarian Assistance Impacts Positively On Their Economy - WFP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
their monthly food needs. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the University of California, Davis. Their findings were just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report Exposes Gender Related GlitchesNkhotakota — World Food Program (WFP) funded food distribution exercise to over
Report Exposes Gender Related Glitches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nkhotakota — World Food Program (WFP) funded food distribution exercise to over 5 000 hunger stricken households in Traditional Authority (T/A) Mwadzama in Nkhotakota. Food stuffs like maize, cooking oil and other nutritious items were distributed... Read more
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New Kerala
More than half of Yemen's population now food insecure - newkerala.com #79969further deterioration in food security across Yemen, said Purnima Kashyap, Coun
More than half of Yemen's population now food insecure - newkerala.com #79969
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
further deterioration in food security across Yemen, said Purnima Kashyap, Country Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), urging parties to ensure unrestricted access for the delivery of humanitarian assistance to affected people. Some... Read more
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Calcutta News
Severe food insecurity widespread in Yemen Joint FAO-WFP news release 21 June 2016, Rome/Sana'a -Vast swathes of Yemen
Severe food insecurity widespread in Yemen
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
Joint FAO-WFP news release 21 June 2016, Rome/Sana'a -Vast swathes of Yemen - 19 out of 22 governorates - are facing severe food insecurity according to anew joint assessment by the UN and partners, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Challenges Abound for Refugees in MalawiMelissa Gibson — In Malawi, WFP's monthly distributions cover about 90 percent
Challenges Abound for Refugees in Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Melissa Gibson — In Malawi, WFP's monthly distributions cover about 90 percent of food consumed by refugees. Without new contributions, WFP faces critical shortfalls that will aggravate the already fragile food security situation of Dzaleka... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture Experts Finalise Mission in Dodoma RegionJICA, European Union, Canada, Swiss Development Cooperation, Bill & Melinda Gat
Agriculture Experts Finalise Mission in Dodoma Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
JICA, European Union, Canada, Swiss Development Cooperation, Bill & Melinda Gate Foundation, World Bank, AGRA, AfDB, UNDP, WFP, FAO and IFAD. The officials made several sites in Chamwino district and held discussions with the National Food Reserve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Pumps in 47 Billion/ - for Burundi Refugees in Tanzaniapressures that the camps are exerting on local communities. It also provides £
UK Pumps in 47 Billion/ - for Burundi Refugees in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
pressures that the camps are exerting on local communities. It also provides £4 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to help provide essential food supplies to the refugees; £1.5 million to OXFAM to improve water and sanitation and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pope Francis Urges World Government's Cooperation in Achieving Zero Hunger13 June) and called on world governments to help the organization achieve zero
Pope Francis Urges World Government's Cooperation in Achieving Zero Hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
13 June) and called on world governments to help the organization achieve zero hunger. Speaking to the Annual Session of WFP's Executive Board, Pope Francis said: "The Member States must decisively increase their commitment to cooperating with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sunshine Keeps a Community Smiling in Zimbabwedip tank prevents tick-borne diseases in cattle and protects more than 2,000 he
Sunshine Keeps a Community Smiling in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
dip tank prevents tick-borne diseases in cattle and protects more than 2,000 head of cattle owned by some 600 households). WFP's PAC programme provides food rations to those who are food insecure while they work on community projects that promote... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU and WFP Support Better Community Schools to Improve Access to Education for ChildrenThe rehabilitation project is part of a €60 million EU grant to fund a four-yea
EU and WFP Support Better Community Schools to Improve Access to Education for Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The rehabilitation project is part of a €60 million EU grant to fund a four-year school feeding programme implemented by WFP. The programme, "Enhancing Access to Education and Fighting Child Labour", was launched in July 2014 and benefits 100,000... Read more
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New York Post
Consensus says Heastie and Flanagan are weak leaderscalled it “extraordinarily productive.’’ Influential Democrats see the leftist
Consensus says Heastie and Flanagan are weak leaders
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
called it “extraordinarily productive.’’ Influential Democrats see the leftist, union-controlled Working Families Party (WFP) — which backed Bernie Sanders for president — facing an existential dilemma in the wake of a string of setbacks topped... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chaponda Urges Kadd to Work Hardto make sure that there is food in the country. "Admarc is buying maize, so is
Chaponda Urges Kadd to Work Hard
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to make sure that there is food in the country. "Admarc is buying maize, so is NFRA. We will also buy maize from Zambia. WFP has also been allowed to buy about one thousand tonnes for humanitarian aid, "Apart from these, the Government made an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Millions of Malawians Hungry As Food Crisis Deepensalready precarious daily meals, or to sell goods in order to make ends meet. A
Millions of Malawians Hungry As Food Crisis Deepens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
already precarious daily meals, or to sell goods in order to make ends meet. According to a report by World Food Program (WFP) of May, 2016, in most parts in Southern Africa harvesting is well underway, temporarily alleviating some market pressure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Million Sudanese in Dire Need of Relief Aidas recent population displacements in Darfur and a surge of arrivals from South
Five Million Sudanese in Dire Need of Relief Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
as recent population displacements in Darfur and a surge of arrivals from South Sudan illustrate," De Brouwer said in a WFP statement. "More than five million people are in need of urgent assistance." In late April, the WFP said it was facing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fleeing Famine in Northern South Sudanmarket where prices have risen sharply, while family's livelihoods have rapidly
Fleeing Famine in Northern South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
market where prices have risen sharply, while family's livelihoods have rapidly declined. The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) food distribution was happening in the village that day, but Abanga's family had not received any of the sorghum being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
€12.5 Million From EU for Sorghum in SudanCommission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department has contributed €12
€12.5 Million From EU for Sorghum in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department has contributed €12.5 million to the World Food Programme (WFP). The United Nations programme plans to use the bulk of the contribution to provide sorghum to more than 100,000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Releases Analysis of Global School Feeding Practicesstandards. Produced by Imperial College, London's Partnership for Child Develo
UN Releases Analysis of Global School Feeding Practices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
standards. Produced by Imperial College, London's Partnership for Child Development (PCD), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the World Bank, the Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 countries, was created in response to demand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WFP to Review Classification On North Darfur Displacedfor food support. An activist from Zanzam camp told Radio Dabanga that on Tues
WFP to Review Classification On North Darfur Displaced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
for food support. An activist from Zanzam camp told Radio Dabanga that on Tuesday, a meeting between a delegation from the WFP, Omdas, and Sheikhs was held in the camp in which the delegation handed the Omdas and Sheikhs new forms to be filled by... Read more
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New Kerala
UN food relief agency to double aid to Niger's conflict-torn Diffa region - newkerala.com #77375support to more than 250,000 people in Niger's embattled southern region. In r
UN food relief agency to double aid to Niger's conflict-torn Diffa region - newkerala.com #77375
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
support to more than 250,000 people in Niger's embattled southern region. In recent days, the World Food Programme (WFP) distributed 15-day emergency food rations to more than 1,400 newly displaced people finding refuge in Diffa town. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Bishop' Conto, 'Pastor' Kettor's Criminal Bond Under Threatvehicles to US military personnel who came to Liberia to help in the fight agai
'Bishop' Conto, 'Pastor' Kettor's Criminal Bond Under Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
vehicles to US military personnel who came to Liberia to help in the fight against Ebola and the World Food Program (WFP) and deposited the money into the defendants' established company, named as SACS, account. The defendants are yet to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Busoga Farmers Embrace Silos to Reduce Post-Harvest Lossesof silos to mitigate the losses. Using metallic and plastic silos provided at
Busoga Farmers Embrace Silos to Reduce Post-Harvest Losses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
of silos to mitigate the losses. Using metallic and plastic silos provided at subsidised prices by World Food Programme (WFP), the farmers say they have greatly reduced their losses by at least 30 per cent. Richard Mboowa, 37, a farmer in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WFP Investigating the Origin of Expired Food AidWorld Food Program (WFP) has said it is investigating how expired food aid foun
WFP Investigating the Origin of Expired Food Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
World Food Program (WFP) has said it is investigating how expired food aid found itself in Somalia. Senior official at World Food Program office in Mogadishu has told Somali National News Agency (SONNA) that they are investigating the matter. Somali... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Food Aid to Double After Fresh Boko Haram Attacksin southeast Niger after recent attacks forced 50,000 people to flee their home
Food Aid to Double After Fresh Boko Haram Attacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
in southeast Niger after recent attacks forced 50,000 people to flee their homes, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. Boko Haram earlier this month seized the town of Bosso in Niger's Diffa region, killing 32 soldiers in... Read more
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Christian Today
Pope turns down Argentinian President's donation because it included the figure 666was a very good meeting in which we talked about multiple topics. I started tal
Pope turns down Argentinian President's donation because it included the figure 666
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
was a very good meeting in which we talked about multiple topics. I started talking about his message this morning at the WFP and that gave rise to us talking about the big problems of the world," Malcorra said, according to Merco... Read more
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Aljazeera
Fleeing famine in northern South Sudanwhere prices have risen sharply, while family's livelihoods have rapidly declin
Fleeing famine in northern South Sudan
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
where prices have risen sharply, while family's livelihoods have rapidly declined. As such the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) food distribution was happening in the village that day, but Abanga's family had not received any of the sorghum being... Read more
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International Business Times
Bodies of 42 fishermen butchered by Boko Haram pulled from Lake Chad according to Fox News. This has prompted a doubling of food aid to southern Ni
Bodies of 42 fishermen butchered by Boko Haram pulled from Lake Chad
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
according to Fox News. This has prompted a doubling of food aid to southern Niger, the United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) announced on Tuesday (14 June). "Many people have walked from 10 km to 40 kms (6 to 25 miles)," said WFP Niger deputy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Visiting UN Food Relief Agency, Pope Francis Shines Spotlight On Urgent Need to End HungerIn the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Pope
Visiting UN Food Relief Agency, Pope Francis Shines Spotlight On Urgent Need to End Hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Pope Francis today gave his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization's staff, including those who had lost their lives at work. "Do... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Feed people, not wars,' pope says in address to UN food agencyfrom reaching war zones was a violation of international law. On a visit to th
'Feed people, not wars,' pope says in address to UN food agency
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
from reaching war zones was a violation of international law. On a visit to the headquarters of the World Food Program (WFP), the pope said the world faced a “strange paradox”. “Whereas forms of aid and development projects are obstructed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
About 1,000 New Displaced in West Darfur Need Assistancein Tawilla, 2,909 in Kabkabiya town and 3,182 in Shadad camp in Shangil Tobaya.
About 1,000 New Displaced in West Darfur Need Assistance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
in Tawilla, 2,909 in Kabkabiya town and 3,182 in Shadad camp in Shangil Tobaya. In Sortony, the World Food Programme (WFP) has distributed two months rations of emergency food assistance to 22,600 people. In Tawila, the Sudanese Red Crescent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speech Delivered By President Akinwumi At the 7th African Agricultural Science Weekand development institutions have endorsed the plan, including Bill and Melinda
Speech Delivered By President Akinwumi At the 7th African Agricultural Science Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
and development institutions have endorsed the plan, including Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, World Bank, IFAD, WFP and FAO. To drive this, the African Development Bank has also raised the profile of agriculture, with the establishment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pope Francis Urges Commitment to Hunger Fighthis full support to the goal of eradicating hunger during the first papal visit
Pope Francis Urges Commitment to Hunger Fight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger during the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). He paid tribute to the organisation's staff, including those who had lost their lives at work. "Do not grow weary or... Read more
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New Kerala
Visiting UN food relief agency, Pope Francis shines spotlight on urgent need to end hunger - newkerala.com #76462New York, June 14 :In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Pr
Visiting UN food relief agency, Pope Francis shines spotlight on urgent need to end hunger - newkerala.com #76462
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
New York, June 14 :In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Pope Francis on Monday gave his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization's staff, including those who had lost... Read more
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New Kerala
Hunger used as 'weapon of war', says Pope - newkerala.com #76453but do not touch it, we hear weeping, but do not comfort it, we see thirst but
Hunger used as 'weapon of war', says Pope - newkerala.com #76453
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
but do not touch it, we hear weeping, but do not comfort it, we see thirst but do not quench it." He urged the international community to "debureaucratise" aid and eliminate food waste, praising WFP for its work at the frontline of fighting hu... Read more
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