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New York Post
The mastermind behind de Blasio’s shady financesServices in February 2007, according to state corporation records and court fil
The mastermind behind de Blasio’s shady finances
New York Post / Posted 21 hours ago
Services in February 2007, according to state corporation records and court fillings. When de Blasio ran in 2009 as a WFP-backed candidate for public advocate, his campaign paid $68,000 for Data Field Services’ canvassing and phone-banking... Read more
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dna
European Union announces additional €38 million in aid for Haitiare facing food insecurity, with 1.3 million among them severely food insecure,
European Union announces additional €38 million in aid for Haiti
dna / Posted 2 days ago
are facing food insecurity, with 1.3 million among them severely food insecure, according to the World Food Program (WFP). The EU was also allocating €400,000 to assist people in Haiti who had been deported from the Dominican Republic. The... Read more
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examiner.com
Syria airdrops are "glimmer of hope" in darkness of warHumanitarian convoys cannot travel by road into Deir ez-Zor because of the ISIS
Syria airdrops are "glimmer of hope" in darkness of war
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Humanitarian convoys cannot travel by road into Deir ez-Zor because of the ISIS threat. So the WFP decided to resort to airdrops to reach around 200,000 starving civilians. To avoid being shot down by ISIS, the planes have to fly at a very high... Read more
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Business Wire
XPRIZE e ONU anunciam parceria global para fortalecer o aprendizado infantil através da tecnologiadas Nações Unidas (United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organiz
XPRIZE e ONU anunciam parceria global para fortalecer o aprendizado infantil através da tecnologia
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
das Nações Unidas (United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO) e o World Food Programme (WFP) anunciaram hoje uma parceria de US$15 milhões Global Learning XPRIZE – uma competição de cinco anos desafiando equipes a... Read more
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CTV News
Can children in developing nations use tech to teach themselves?apps will also be released when the competition is over, so others can use the
Can children in developing nations use tech to teach themselves?
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
apps will also be released when the competition is over, so others can use the programs or improve upon them. The WFP will install solar charging stations in the communities involved in the tests, so children can keep their devices powered... Read more
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Business Wire
XPRIZE and UN Announce Global Partnership to Empower Children’s Learning Through Technologywith the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNE
XPRIZE and UN Announce Global Partnership to Empower Children’s Learning Through Technology
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
with the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a new partnership for the US$15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE – a five-year competition challenging... Read more
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New Kerala
human toll and suffering are 'sickening,' UN relief chief tells Security Council - newkerala.com #56205and support to millions of people across the country. According to the UN reli
human toll and suffering are 'sickening,' UN relief chief tells Security Council - newkerala.com #56205
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
and support to millions of people across the country. According to the UN relief chief, the World Food Programme (WFP) has reached 3.7 million people with food aid in March. The UN Childrens Fund (UNICEF) and the Wold Health Organization... Read more
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New Kerala
Digital cards improve food assistance to displaced families and Syrian refugees in Iraq - UN agency - newkerala.com #56203and flexible access to food, thanks to an innovative digital cash card launched
Digital cards improve food assistance to displaced families and Syrian refugees in Iraq - UN agency - newkerala.com #56203
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
and flexible access to food, thanks to an innovative digital cash card launched by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). This programme is a turning point in WFPs food assistance operations in Iraq, saidJane Pearce, Representative and... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Loggers anxious to workby a layoff that we have no control over.” The United Steelworkers Local 1-85
Loggers anxious to work
Alberni Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
by a layoff that we have no control over.” The United Steelworkers Local 1-85 launched legal proceedings against WFP to fight for the Franklin crew, 1-85 president Norm MacLeod said. Western has not considered retroactive pay while... Read more
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BC Local News
Loggers anxious to workby a layoff that we have no control over.” The United Steelworkers Local 1-85
Loggers anxious to work
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
by a layoff that we have no control over.” The United Steelworkers Local 1-85 launched legal proceedings against WFP to fight for the Franklin crew, 1-85 president Norm MacLeod said. Western has not considered retroactive pay while... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkey: e-Food cards for refugeesthe camps. Ninety thousand people have received help so far. “I’m Syrian, I ca
Turkey: e-Food cards for refugees
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
the camps. Ninety thousand people have received help so far. “I’m Syrian, I came to Gaziantep 4 yrs ago, I joined the WFP as a field monitor assistant. We go door to door and identify Syrian families. They get registered in our programme and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fear of Boko Haram Deters Displaced in Chad From Going Home - Aid Agenciesand markets, and left more than 100,000 people without enough to eat, aid agenc
Fear of Boko Haram Deters Displaced in Chad From Going Home - Aid Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and markets, and left more than 100,000 people without enough to eat, aid agencies say. The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP), which in February delivered food aid to 5,000 people who had been cut off from help since November, said it had since... Read more
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New Kerala
UN agency smartphone app now raising funds for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon - newkerala.com #55431New York, Apr 28 : ShareTheMeal, the award-winning smartphone app developed by
UN agency smartphone app now raising funds for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon - newkerala.com #55431
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
New York, Apr 28 : ShareTheMeal, the award-winning smartphone app developed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), is switching its fundraising efforts to support Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. Launched last November, the app let... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Can’t go back home, say 100,000 Chadians under Boko Haram fear shadowout of bases in the Mandara Mountains, Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad. (Reuters f
Can’t go back home, say 100,000 Chadians under Boko Haram fear shadow
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
out of bases in the Mandara Mountains, Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad. (Reuters file photo) The UN World Food Programme (WFP), which in February delivered food aid to 5,000 people who had been cut off from help since November, said it had since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Worst Case Scenarios' Could Become Reality Without More Funding for El Niño Response - UN Relief Chiefyear. In Somaliland and Puntland, close to two million people are affected by
'Worst Case Scenarios' Could Become Reality Without More Funding for El Niño Response - UN Relief Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
year. In Somaliland and Puntland, close to two million people are affected by the drought amid the El Niño phenomenon. WFP/Petterik Wiggers "El Niño has already severely affected the health and food security of so many families and communities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alleged Food Aid Abuse - WFP Sets the Record Straightto standard procedures, with the full involvement of the government throughout.
Alleged Food Aid Abuse - WFP Sets the Record Straight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to standard procedures, with the full involvement of the government throughout. Partners implementing and monitoring WFP's food assistance activity have not observed cases of people in the diaspora having benefited from multiple assistance... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Alleged food aid abuse: WFP explainsto standard procedures, with the full involvement of the government throughout.
Alleged food aid abuse: WFP explains
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
to standard procedures, with the full involvement of the government throughout. Partners implementing and monitoring WFP’s food assistance activity have not observed cases of people in the diaspora having benefited from multiple assistance... Read more
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Global Envision
Collaboration for Better, Faster, Smarter Aidto collaborate with partners – be it from collaborating in terms of information
Collaboration for Better, Faster, Smarter Aid
Global Envision / Posted 5 days ago
to collaborate with partners – be it from collaborating in terms of information sharing, data sharing or tools sharing. At WFP, we are primarily concerned with addressing the hunger problem. There are 800 million people who are hungry; we are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Schools Meals - a Step Towards Zero Hunger in the Gambiavulnerable children and their families across The Gambia. The European Union (E
Schools Meals - a Step Towards Zero Hunger in the Gambia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
vulnerable children and their families across The Gambia. The European Union (E.U.) is one of the biggest supporters of WFP's school meals programme across the country. Kerewan - the E.U. Ambassador (pictured above), the World Food Programme... Read more
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The Huffington Post
More Migrants Returned To Turkey From Greece Under Controversial EU Dealpeople back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, t
More Migrants Returned To Turkey From Greece Under Controversial EU Deal
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
people back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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dna
More refugees ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU dealpeople back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, th
More refugees ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU deal
dna / Posted 5 days ago
people back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90% of them outside official camps,... Read more
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The Star
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU dealpeople back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, t
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
people back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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PhysOrg
Extreme weather and armed conflicts have put 240 million people under food stressand compiled in cooperation with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organ
Extreme weather and armed conflicts have put 240 million people under food stress
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
and compiled in cooperation with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) identifies crucial countries and regions where assistance should be prioritised to bridge the gap between emergency and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Migrants trickle back to Turkey under EU dealconcerned about whether Turkey is a “safe” country for returnees. In Geneva, t
Migrants trickle back to Turkey under EU deal
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
concerned about whether Turkey is a “safe” country for returnees. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coordinated Response to Drought, Refugee Reliefto act timely and decisively to prevent this crisis from further escalation. We
Coordinated Response to Drought, Refugee Relief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to act timely and decisively to prevent this crisis from further escalation. We are supporting the works of United Nations, WFP and UNICEF. They supply and provide the emergency relief in particular on more nutrition to children. At the same time we... Read more
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Swissinfo
More migrants ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU dealpeople back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, t
More migrants ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU deal
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
people back to a country where their lives or safety are at risk. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU dealconcerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, t
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 days ago
concerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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Swissinfo
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU dealconcerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, t
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
concerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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Reuters
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU dealconcerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, t
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
concerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU dealconcerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, t
Migrants trickle back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
concerned about whether Turkey is a "safe" country for returnees. In Geneva, the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said it was concerned about the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey, with around 90 percent of them outside official... Read more
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dna
United Nations to distribute food as hunger grows in wake of Ecuador earthquakea million people, were in need of food assistance after the quake disrupted the
United Nations to distribute food as hunger grows in wake of Ecuador earthquake
dna / Posted 6 days ago
a million people, were in need of food assistance after the quake disrupted their livelihoods, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said in a statement. WFP was gearing up to assist the 260,000 most needy among them, including children, people living... Read more
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CBC.ca
UN to distribute food as hunger grows in wake of Ecuador quakein need of food assistance after the quake disrupted their livelihoods, the UN
UN to distribute food as hunger grows in wake of Ecuador quake
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
in need of food assistance after the quake disrupted their livelihoods, the UN World Food Programme said in a statement. WFP was gearing up to assist the 260,000 most needy among them, including children, people living in shelters and those... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
UN to distribute food in Ecuadora million people, were in need of food assistance after the quake disrupted the
UN to distribute food in Ecuador
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
a million people, were in need of food assistance after the quake disrupted their livelihoods, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said in a statement. WFP was gearing up to assist the 260,000 most needy among them, including children, people living... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal: UN continues to support sustainable post-disaster earthquake recovery - newkerala.com #54415countries. With WHO South-East Asia Region prone to natural calamities, the les
Nepal: UN continues to support sustainable post-disaster earthquake recovery - newkerala.com #54415
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
countries. With WHO South-East Asia Region prone to natural calamities, the lessons learnt from the Nepal earthquake are important for the entire region to prepare better to respond to emergencies, Khetrapal Singh concluded. Photo: WFP/Tina... Read more
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New Kerala
Ecuador: UN agency to scale up emergency operation to reach 260,000 in earthquake zone - newkerala.com #54419New York, Apr 25 : The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced on M
Ecuador: UN agency to scale up emergency operation to reach 260,000 in earthquake zone - newkerala.com #54419
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New York, Apr 25 : The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Monday the start of an emergency operation to assist 260,000 vulnerable and food insecure people seriously affected by the earthquake in Ecuador and in desperate need of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UN warns funding crunch threatens aid to South Sudan refugeesneeds are quickly growing," the UNHCR's Sudan representative, Mohamed Adar, sai
UN warns funding crunch threatens aid to South Sudan refugees
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
needs are quickly growing," the UNHCR's Sudan representative, Mohamed Adar, said in a joint statement with UNICEF and the WFP. "Further shortfalls in funding will hamper our ability to continue providing assistance for the existing South Sudanese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Agencies Concerned About Limited Funding to Assist South Sudanese Refugees in Sudanhumanitarian requirements for 2016 remain 18% funded, leaving over US$128 milli
UN Agencies Concerned About Limited Funding to Assist South Sudanese Refugees in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
humanitarian requirements for 2016 remain 18% funded, leaving over US$128 million in unmet needs. The heads of UNICEF and WFP have voiced similar concerns about the limited resources available to respond to the basic needs of South Sudanese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East Africa Exchange Faces Drop in Revenueand an additional $2.5 monthly charge. Beer brewer Bralirwa, which uses maize
East Africa Exchange Faces Drop in Revenue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and an additional $2.5 monthly charge. Beer brewer Bralirwa, which uses maize as a raw material, World Food Programme (WFP) which needs to feed refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi, government strategic food reserve, millers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Quick Guide to Climate Changevulnerable people to climate change, and what the Paris Agreement means for our
A Quick Guide to Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
vulnerable people to climate change, and what the Paris Agreement means for our goal of ending hunger by 2030. 1) Why does WFP care about climate change? The World Food Programme aims to eradicate hunger in our lifetime, a bold aim that is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Support Vital As Vulnerable Communities in Cameroon Brace for Harsh Lean Seasonmonths when they are most vulnerable as the lean season gets underway, and food
U.S. Support Vital As Vulnerable Communities in Cameroon Brace for Harsh Lean Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
months when they are most vulnerable as the lean season gets underway, and food insecurity worsens," said Felix B.F. Gomez, WFP Country Director in Cameroon. In addition to some 260,000 refugees from C.A.R. who have been taking shelter for the past... Read more
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EuroNews
UN World Food Programme steps up aid to EcuadorThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is stepping up assistance to Ecua
UN World Food Programme steps up aid to Ecuador
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is stepping up assistance to Ecuador’s most vulnerable areas following last week’s (April 16) devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake. More than 600 people have died, some 7,000 are injured and over 500,000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In South Sudan, Joint Rapid Response Missions Reach More Than 1 Million People1.7 million people internally displaced by violence in South Sudan fled to remo
In South Sudan, Joint Rapid Response Missions Reach More Than 1 Million People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
1.7 million people internally displaced by violence in South Sudan fled to remote areas inaccessible by road, UNICEF and WFP designed the Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) in early 2014 to bring urgent assistance by air and river to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 221,000 New South Sudanese Refugees Arrive in Sudan Since December 2013years, of whom 2,400 have been vaccinated as of 16 April. The vaccination campa
Over 221,000 New South Sudanese Refugees Arrive in Sudan Since December 2013
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
years, of whom 2,400 have been vaccinated as of 16 April. The vaccination campaign is ongoing. The World Food Programme (WFP) has provided 391 metric tons (MT) emergency food assistance to 22,260 South Sudanese in Khor Omer camp thus far,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Outrage As Diasporans On the Food Aid Beneficiaries ListMP, Prosper Mutseyami, who blasted traditional leaders for politicizing the foo
Outrage As Diasporans On the Food Aid Beneficiaries List
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
MP, Prosper Mutseyami, who blasted traditional leaders for politicizing the food aid programme run by World Food Program (WFP) in conjunction with the Social Services department in his constituency. The revelation comes as the US announced that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Encouraging Farmers to Preserve Post - Harvest Foodto take precautionary measures and store carefully the post harvest food, follo
Encouraging Farmers to Preserve Post - Harvest Food
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to take precautionary measures and store carefully the post harvest food, following a warning by the World Food Programme (WFP), that about 14 million people in Southern Africa are facing hunger because of last year's poor harvest, caused by El... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Outrage as Diasporans on food aid listMP, Prosper Mutseyami, who blasted traditional leaders for politicizing the foo
Outrage as Diasporans on food aid list
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
MP, Prosper Mutseyami, who blasted traditional leaders for politicizing the food aid programme run by World Food Program (WFP) in conjunction with the Social Services department in his constituency. The revelation comes as the US announced that... Read more
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New Kerala
Hundreds evacuated from four besieged areas in Syria - UN mediator - newkerala.com #52762about 5,000 to 6000 meters [air drops], which have reached an estimated 65,000
Hundreds evacuated from four besieged areas in Syria - UN mediator - newkerala.com #52762
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
about 5,000 to 6000 meters [air drops], which have reached an estimated 65,000 people, according to World Food Programme (WFP). He said WFP has reported that it plans to double the number of the agencys air drops, and that he hoped the required... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal: one year after earthquake, UN food relief agency focuses on most vulnerable - newkerala.com #52757more than 9,000 people and led to damages and losses estimated at USD 7 billion
Nepal: one year after earthquake, UN food relief agency focuses on most vulnerable - newkerala.com #52757
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
more than 9,000 people and led to damages and losses estimated at USD 7 billion, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday that it is working with the Government so those most vulnerable to food insecurity are not left behind.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Mobilises U.S $20 Million for Food AidStates is committed to supporting the people of Zimbabwe during these difficult
USAID Mobilises U.S $20 Million for Food Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
States is committed to supporting the people of Zimbabwe during these difficult times. We are committed to working with WFP to meet the immediate food needs of vulnerable Zimbabweans, reduce suffering, and ensure families cope with the negative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S Provides Additional Funds to Boost Drought ResponseDevelopment (USAID) on Wednesday announced a US$20 million in additional fundin
U.S Provides Additional Funds to Boost Drought Response
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Development (USAID) on Wednesday announced a US$20 million in additional funding to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). This contribution brings the total U.S. funding for drought relief since June 2015 to US$55 million. "The United... Read more
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