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Unicef
Commitment to Action: Moving from delivering aid to ending needaid to ending need ISTANBUL, 24 May 2016 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon an
Commitment to Action: Moving from delivering aid to ending need
Unicef / Posted 10 hours ago
aid to ending need ISTANBUL, 24 May 2016 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the heads of UNICEF, UNHCR, WHO, OCHA, WFP, FAO, UNFPA and UNDP, with the endorsement of the World Bank and the International Organization for Migration, launched... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NAADS Notches Deal With WFPKampala — The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) and the United Na
NAADS Notches Deal With WFP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Kampala — The National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have signed an agreement to construct 10 community-level grain stores in 10 districts of Uganda over the next four months in an effort to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Donor Support Allows WFP to Extend Africa Disaster Insurance So Risks Are Managedand risk management are humanitarian finance reforms being considered at the Wo
Donor Support Allows WFP to Extend Africa Disaster Insurance So Risks Are Managed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
and risk management are humanitarian finance reforms being considered at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, where WFP announced that an innovation commitment of US$1.6 million from the Government of Denmark will be used to support the... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Global Network to Boosts Responses to Food Crisesin Istanbul today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation
Global Network to Boosts Responses to Food Crises
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
in Istanbul today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union. Istanbul/Brussels/Rome - infoZine - The Global Network for Food Insecurity, Risk Reduction and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Expert Views-What Are the Main Humanitarian Needs of Boko Haram Victims in Niger?and the conflict makes it even more critical." BENOIT THIRY, NIGER COUNTRY DIR
Expert Views-What Are the Main Humanitarian Needs of Boko Haram Victims in Niger?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and the conflict makes it even more critical." BENOIT THIRY, NIGER COUNTRY DIRECTOR FOR THE U.N. WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP) "We are working in a military environment which does not give us the freedom to operate as we would like to. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Assistance to New Jebel Marra Displaced Continuesregistration and verification processes is continuing. Following a headcount ex
Assistance to New Jebel Marra Displaced Continues
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
registration and verification processes is continuing. Following a headcount exercise carried out in Sortony in March, WFP currently has 20,000 beneficiaries in Sortony receiving emergency food assistance. In Tawilla, the number of WFP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt 'Expels' UN Humanitarian Affairs Headof the Humanitarian Country Team in Sudan include representatives from FAO, UND
Govt 'Expels' UN Humanitarian Affairs Head
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of the Humanitarian Country Team in Sudan include representatives from FAO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHABITAT, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNOCHA, WFP, WHO, IOM, the international NGO Forum Steering Committee and IICO. MSF, an observer to the Humanitarian Country Team in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burundian, Congolese Refugees in Rwanda Need Helpresponse in Rwanda alone". "Needs for Congolese refugees are $35,955,380 milli
Burundian, Congolese Refugees in Rwanda Need Help
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
response in Rwanda alone". "Needs for Congolese refugees are $35,955,380 million. We have raised six million. Needs for WFP for Congolese is $19 million and they have raised $4.5 million." "We, together with partners, hope to have a fundraising... Read more
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New Kerala
WHS: World Humanitarian Summit will be 'wake-up call' for action and 'launch pad' for new initiatives - newkerala.com #67329opening event, alongside representatives of affected communities, UN Ambassador
WHS: World Humanitarian Summit will be 'wake-up call' for action and 'launch pad' for new initiatives - newkerala.com #67329
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
opening event, alongside representatives of affected communities, UN Ambassadors, and celebrities, kicking off seven roundtables, 15 special sessions, and hundreds of side events. Photo: WFP/Mohammed Al Bahbahani Source: www.justear... Read more
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BBC News
Iraq: UN fears hunger in besieged Iraqi city of Fallujawere starving, with what little food available being sold at exorbitant prices,
Iraq: UN fears hunger in besieged Iraqi city of Falluja
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
were starving, with what little food available being sold at exorbitant prices, forcing some to eat food from grass. The WFP report presents a similar picture to that of HRW.Image caption Conditions for civilians in parts of Iraq are becomingly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between Protracted and Emergency Crises - a Case Study of the Humanitarian Funding Conundrum in Sudanand other more urgent needs. Morning in Sortony camp for Internally Displaced
Between Protracted and Emergency Crises - a Case Study of the Humanitarian Funding Conundrum in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and other more urgent needs. Morning in Sortony camp for Internally Displaced Persons, Darfur. 16 March 2016. Photo: WFP/Marc Prost Run by the national NGO Almanar ('Lighthouse' in English), the clinic was founded in 2013 in Jabarona, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Driven Back and Desperate, Boko Haram Heaps Misery On Nigershortfall is hindering efforts to ensure food aid reaches those who need it the
Driven Back and Desperate, Boko Haram Heaps Misery On Niger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
shortfall is hindering efforts to ensure food aid reaches those who need it the most, said the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP). "This is worrying when you consider the threat that more people may be displaced in the coming months by the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
WFP e food voucher a life saverA Syrian refugee child holds a debit card provided by the WFP at a supermarket
WFP e food voucher a life saver
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
A Syrian refugee child holds a debit card provided by the WFP at a supermarket in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey. (Lefteris Pitarakis, AP) Gaziantep - It's only a small piece of plastic, but for Syrian refugee Huda al-Ali it is nothing short of a... Read more
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The Columbian
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisishistory of humanitarian aid. “This is the largest project we have ever underta
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisis
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
history of humanitarian aid. “This is the largest project we have ever undertaken,” Eick said. ECHO provides funding to WFP for the e-voucher program in Turkey and has begun to provide humanitarian aid for the first time in Europe as a result of... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisisaid. [Article continues below] "This is the largest project we have ever unde
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisis
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 days ago
aid. [Article continues below] "This is the largest project we have ever undertaken," Eick said. ECHO provides funding to WFP for the e-voucher program in Turkey and has begun to provide humanitarian aid for the first time in Europe as a result of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisishistory of humanitarian aid. "This is the largest project we have ever underta
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisis
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
history of humanitarian aid. "This is the largest project we have ever undertaken," Eick said. ECHO provides funding to WFP for the e-voucher program in Turkey and has begun to provide humanitarian aid for the first time in Europe as a result of... Read more
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Salon.com
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisishistory of humanitarian aid. “This is the largest project we have ever underta
Innovative tools offer way forward at time of aid crisis
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
history of humanitarian aid. “This is the largest project we have ever undertaken,” Eick said. ECHO provides funding to WFP for the e-voucher program in Turkey and has begun to provide humanitarian aid for the first time in Europe as a result of... Read more
9 related stories
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ABC News
Innovative Tools Offer Way Forward at Time of Aid Crisishistory of humanitarian aid. "This is the largest project we have ever underta
Innovative Tools Offer Way Forward at Time of Aid Crisis
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
history of humanitarian aid. "This is the largest project we have ever undertaken," Eick said. ECHO provides funding to WFP for the e-voucher program in Turkey and has begun to provide humanitarian aid for the first time in Europe as a result of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adam Alert System Extends Its Reach to Boost Humanitarian ResponseSimone Gie — WFP's Automated Disaster Analysis and Mapping system (ADAM) is bei
Adam Alert System Extends Its Reach to Boost Humanitarian Response
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Simone Gie — WFP's Automated Disaster Analysis and Mapping system (ADAM) is being opened up to other organizations in a move that can improve the collective humanitarian response on the ground. As soon as a disaster strikes ADAM produces a "virtual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Agency Predicts More HungerTHE United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday food insecurity in d
UN Agency Predicts More Hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
THE United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday food insecurity in drought-hit Zimbabwe is expected to spike from July as available stocks deplete. The food insecurity has been worsened by the fact that this is Zimbabwe's second... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim hunger to peak July, UN agency warnsTHE United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday food insecurity in d
Zim hunger to peak July, UN agency warns
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
THE United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday food insecurity in drought-hit Zimbabwe is expected to spike from July as available stocks deplete. The food insecurity has been worsened by the fact that this is Zimbabwe’s second... Read more
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dna
UN vows to airdrop Syria aid if needed, eyes renewed peace talkshe added. "So the air drops are the last resort, but we are getting close to it
UN vows to airdrop Syria aid if needed, eyes renewed peace talks
dna / Posted 5 days ago
he added. "So the air drops are the last resort, but we are getting close to it." The U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) has made more than 30 air drops of food and other supplies to the eastern town of Deir al-Zor, besieged by Islamic... Read more
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Unicef
Launch of UN Data Innovation Lab workshop seriesassess the effectiveness of programmes and to better understand the challenges
Launch of UN Data Innovation Lab workshop series
Unicef / Posted 5 days ago
assess the effectiveness of programmes and to better understand the challenges facing the communities in which UNICEF and WFP and other UN agencies work. The workshop series connects the UN family with private sector leaders, experts and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
400 000 People Run Out of Fooddevelopment comes as government's emergency food relief programme was dealt a m
400 000 People Run Out of Food
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
development comes as government's emergency food relief programme was dealt a major blow after the World Food Programme (WFP) said it faced a US$200 million funding deficit for the country. This would make it doubly difficult for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WFP, Swiss Donors Visit West Darfur CampsEl Geneina — The Swiss Ambassador to Sudan, Martin Strub, and UN Word Food Prog
WFP, Swiss Donors Visit West Darfur Camps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
El Geneina — The Swiss Ambassador to Sudan, Martin Strub, and UN Word Food Programme (WFP) Sudan Country Director, Adnan Khan, visited selected project sites in the El Geneina camps for the displaced in West Darfur on Wednesday. The visit follows... Read more
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New Kerala
UN and diplomatic partners warn of return to full-scale war, recommit to reinforce lagging truce - newkerala.com #65040Arbeen, Darraya, Douma, East Harasta, Mouadhimiyeh, Zabadin and Zamalka. The I
UN and diplomatic partners warn of return to full-scale war, recommit to reinforce lagging truce - newkerala.com #65040
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Arbeen, Darraya, Douma, East Harasta, Mouadhimiyeh, Zabadin and Zamalka. The ISSG called on the World Food Program (WFP) to carry out a programme for air bridges and air drops for all areas in need, starting 1 June, if the UN is denied... Read more
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New Kerala
Yemeni people must be at centre of reinvigorated crisis response - senior UN relief official - newkerala.com #65041Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Rick Brennan, and Deputy Emerg
Yemeni people must be at centre of reinvigorated crisis response - senior UN relief official - newkerala.com #65041
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Rick Brennan, and Deputy Emergency Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Gian Carlo Cirri. They visited a food distribution site in Amran, a small city in western central Yemen where a high... Read more
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TribLIVE
Envoys huddle on Syria talksdropped over the eastern city of Deir al-Zour by Russian planes in a first atte
Envoys huddle on Syria talks
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
dropped over the eastern city of Deir al-Zour by Russian planes in a first attempt to reach the besieged region. Another WFP-directed airdrop last month in the area, however, managed to get nearly all the 22 pallets to the Syrian Arab Red... Read more
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Boston Globe
Striving for signs of progress in Syriadropped over the eastern city of Deir al-Zour by Russian planes in a first atte
Striving for signs of progress in Syria
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
dropped over the eastern city of Deir al-Zour by Russian planes in a first attempt to reach the besieged region. Another WFP-directed airdrop last month in the area, however, managed to get nearly all the 22 pallets to the Syrian Arab Red... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Food Quality and Management Training Helps Prepare for Emergencies and Combat Wasteemergency preparedness, Nepal needs to be ready for the next disaster that we k
Food Quality and Management Training Helps Prepare for Emergencies and Combat Waste
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
emergency preparedness, Nepal needs to be ready for the next disaster that we know could strike the country any time" said WFP Representative and Country Director Pippa Bradford. About 1.3 billion metric tons of food, equivalent to US$ 1.3... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NAADS, WFP to Build Grain Stores to Benefit 4,000 Farming Families in 10 Districts of UgandaUnder the agreement, NAADS will provide US$1 million for WFP to construct and e
NAADS, WFP to Build Grain Stores to Benefit 4,000 Farming Families in 10 Districts of Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Under the agreement, NAADS will provide US$1 million for WFP to construct and equip the warehouses in the districts of Adjumani, Hoima, Kibaale, Kiboga, Kiryandongo, Kyenjojo, Masindi, Mubende, Nakaseke and Napak. Each unit will have a storage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swiss Donate U.S.$2.4 Million Grant for WFP Sudan— Switzerland contributed a grant and in-kind donations worth $2.4 million to t
Swiss Donate U.S.$2.4 Million Grant for WFP Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
— Switzerland contributed a grant and in-kind donations worth $2.4 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, to support the programme's early recovery and safety-net activities aimed at improving household food... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Facts About Hunger in Tanzaniafarming, which makes them vulnerable to climatic, economic and seasonal shocks.
10 Facts About Hunger in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
farming, which makes them vulnerable to climatic, economic and seasonal shocks. With its market access initiatives, WFP helps farmers transition from subsistence farming to market-oriented agriculture. 5) Close to 200,000 refugees live in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Switzerland Supports WFP Projects in Sudan"The Government of Switzerland has been a longstanding partner of WFP, supporti
Switzerland Supports WFP Projects in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
"The Government of Switzerland has been a longstanding partner of WFP, supporting efforts to promote early recovery and build resilience amongst communities that have been affected by conflict in Sudan. These cash and in-kind contributions are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Has Shown That We Can Achieve Zero Food Losswork toward SDG 2 - Zero Hunger. Lakwo is a widow and mother of six in Gulu Di
Uganda Has Shown That We Can Achieve Zero Food Loss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
work toward SDG 2 - Zero Hunger. Lakwo is a widow and mother of six in Gulu District; in September 2014, she heard about WFP's zero food loss programme and decided to enrol for training. As a result, she purchased two pieces subsidised equipment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Axe Hangs Over Harare DirectorsNations, where he acquired the bulk of his working experience. He worked with
Axe Hangs Over Harare Directors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nations, where he acquired the bulk of his working experience. He worked with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) before landing the current post at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NFRA Releases 400,000 Tonnes to Beat Foodstuff Shortagesto have had insignificant harvests during the same period. "NFRA has sold to th
NFRA Releases 400,000 Tonnes to Beat Foodstuff Shortages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
to have had insignificant harvests during the same period. "NFRA has sold to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 3,005 tonnes of foodstuffs that were shipped to other countries facing food shortages," he said. He noted however that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross CEO Says Hunger Situation Dire - Malawians Need to Diversify Diets, Kick Habit of Eating NsimaI eat?" President Peter Mutharika in February this year declared Malawi a stat
Red Cross CEO Says Hunger Situation Dire - Malawians Need to Diversify Diets, Kick Habit of Eating Nsima
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
I eat?" President Peter Mutharika in February this year declared Malawi a state of disaster as well. World Food Product (WFP) says although climate models suggest El Nino - a warming of sea- surface temperatures in the Pacific would fade by June,... Read more
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World Tribune
Yemen – World Tribune: Window on the Real Worldattack. Though […]Aid ship docks in Yemen after being blocked by Saudis Specia
Yemen – World Tribune: Window on the Real World
World Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
attack. Though […]Aid ship docks in Yemen after being blocked by Saudis Special to WorldTribune.com A World Food Program (WFP) ship carrying humanitarian aid docked in Yemen on March 2 nearly a month after being diverted to Saudi Arabia. Saudi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Takes Bold Step to Provide HIV Treatment for Allzero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of
Govt Takes Bold Step to Provide HIV Treatment for All
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of 11 UN organizations--UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank--and works closely with global and national partners... Read more
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New Kerala
UN Economic and Social Council President urges coherent global action to address El Nino - newkerala.com #63320Development (IFAD), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
UN Economic and Social Council President urges coherent global action to address El Nino - newkerala.com #63320
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Development (IFAD), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to develop a protocol outlining steps to be taken collectively will help to ensure early and coordinated response to... Read more
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The Economic Times
KFC India’s “add Hope” initiative to provide 20 million meals to underprivileged children by 2020at creating awareness and raising funds to provide meals to India's underprivil
KFC India’s “add Hope” initiative to provide 20 million meals to underprivileged children by 2020
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
at creating awareness and raising funds to provide meals to India's underprivileged children through World Food Program (WFP), Akshaya Patra Foundation and India FoodBanking Network ( IFBN). "KFC is committed to supporting the hunger initiative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NFRA Releases 400,000 Tonnes to Beat Foodstuff Shortagestave off hoarding and price hiking. Dr Turuka also said that the NFRA sold to
NFRA Releases 400,000 Tonnes to Beat Foodstuff Shortage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
stave off hoarding and price hiking. Dr Turuka also said that the NFRA sold to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 3,005 tonnes of foodstuffs that were shipped to other calamity-hit countries to stave off starvation or severe food... Read more
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New Kerala
Yemen's food situation on verge of 'humanitarian disaster' - newkerala.com #62790desert locust outbreak, which threatens the livelihoods of more than 100,000 fa
Yemen's food situation on verge of 'humanitarian disaster' - newkerala.com #62790
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
desert locust outbreak, which threatens the livelihoods of more than 100,000 farmers, beekeepers and herders in five governorates, and the April flooding, which put 49,000 people in need of urgent assistance, the FAO said. Photo: WFP/Ammar Bam... Read more
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PhysOrg
32 million face hunger in drought-hit southern Africa: UNAfrica region, largely as a result of drought which led to poor harvests last y
32 million face hunger in drought-hit southern Africa: UN
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Africa region, largely as a result of drought which led to poor harvests last year," the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said in its latest report. "There have been a lot of disruptions in the season as a result of El Nino coming on the... Read more
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iafrica.com
32m face hunger in southern AfricaAfrica region, largely as a result of drought which led to poor harvests last y
32m face hunger in southern Africa
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Africa region, largely as a result of drought which led to poor harvests last year," the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said in its latest report. "There have been a lot of disruptions in the season as a result of El Nino coming on the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Zimbabwe imported 350,000 tonnes of maize to end of April’of maize to end of April’ The UN Food agency also said that it had a $677 mill
‘Zimbabwe imported 350,000 tonnes of maize to end of April’
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
of maize to end of April’ The UN Food agency also said that it had a $677 million shortfall to April next year. FILE: WFP Zimbabwe country director Eddie Rowe said Zimbabwe needs to import 1.3 million tonnes of maize this season compared to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Drought forces Coca-Cola to halt canned drinks in Namibiacity "highly appreciates the decision to implement our call to use water wisely
Drought forces Coca-Cola to halt canned drinks in Namibia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
city "highly appreciates the decision to implement our call to use water wisely." Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique have all issued drought alerts in recent months with UN World Food Programme (WFP) saying that millions of people have been aff... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
1,3m tonnes of maize needed, 350k importedtonnes of maize between January and the end of April to meet shortages caused b
1,3m tonnes of maize needed, 350k imported
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 days ago
tonnes of maize between January and the end of April to meet shortages caused by a drought, the UN World Food Programne (WFP) said on Thursday. Briefing journalists in Johannesburg, WFP Zimbabwe country director Eddie Rowe said Zimbabwe needs to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zimbabwe needs 1.3m tonnes of maizetonnes of maize between January and the end of April to meet shortages caused b
Zimbabwe needs 1.3m tonnes of maize
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
tonnes of maize between January and the end of April to meet shortages caused by a drought, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday. Briefing journalists in Johannesburg, WFP Zimbabwe country director Eddie Rowe said Zimbabwe needs to... Read more
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