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Boston Globe
EU launches $390m aid project for refugees in Turkeysupported,’’ Stylianides said. Turkey is home to an estimated 3 million refugee
EU launches $390m aid project for refugees in Turkey
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
supported,’’ Stylianides said. Turkey is home to an estimated 3 million refugees. The program is to be administered by the World Food Program, with help from the Turkish Red Crescent, the Turkish crisis management agency, and the Turkish ministry... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
UN aid convoys reach besieged Syrian towns for first time since AprilUN aid convoys in Syria reach besieged towns near Damascus for first time since
UN aid convoys reach besieged Syrian towns for first time since April
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 hours ago
UN aid convoys in Syria reach besieged towns near Damascus for first time since April The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) says it has delivered lifesaving food aid to civilians in four besieged towns in Syria for the first time since... Read more
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Reuters
Aid workers pulled out of volatile South Sudan regionbeen evacuated from a northern area of South Sudan due to deteriorating securit
Aid workers pulled out of volatile South Sudan region
Reuters / Posted yesterday
been evacuated from a northern area of South Sudan due to deteriorating security, the U.N. food agency said on Monday. The World Food Program (WFP) said 38 people from three U.N. agencies and three aid organizations were flown out of Jazeera and... Read more
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Breitbart
EU Launches Programme to Issue Cash Cards to Migrants in Turkeyone of the most important humanitarian challenges of our times,” Stylianides sa
EU Launches Programme to Issue Cash Cards to Migrants in Turkey
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
one of the most important humanitarian challenges of our times,” Stylianides said. The ESSN will be implemented by the World Food Program and the Turkish Red Crescent, in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Policy and... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Yamamoto: why a UN Pull Out won’t happenbillion food aid from well-wishers. Much of the food aid being distributed toda
Yamamoto: why a UN Pull Out won’t happen
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
billion food aid from well-wishers. Much of the food aid being distributed today in Zimbabwe is coming from or through the World Food Program – a UN agency. In short, the UN agency is feeding a third of Zimbabweans – a staggering chunk of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurance Encouraging Smallholder Farmersinvolved in the process in providing finance, advise and other technical suppor
Insurance Encouraging Smallholder Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
involved in the process in providing finance, advise and other technical support, Solomon said. "The World Bank and the World Food Program (WFP) are also playing crucial role in research and interpretation." EMA Agro Meteorology Director... Read more
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Reuters
EU launches program to issue cash cards to migrants in Turkeyone of the most important humanitarian challenges of our times," Stylianides sa
EU launches program to issue cash cards to migrants in Turkey
Reuters / Posted yesterday
one of the most important humanitarian challenges of our times," Stylianides said. The ESSN will be implemented by the World Food Program and the Turkish Red Crescent, in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Policy and... Read more
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Brandon Sun
EU launches large cash aid project for refugees in Turkeyproject the EU has ever supported," Stylianides said before the launch. The pr
EU launches large cash aid project for refugees in Turkey
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
project the EU has ever supported," Stylianides said before the launch. The program is to be administered by the World Food Program, with help of Turkish Red Crescent, the Turkish crisis management agency and the Turkish ministry for... Read more
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CTV News
Dion appalled by resumption of Syria bombingthe source added. News of the Aleppo bombing also reached the Blackberry of Er
Dion appalled by resumption of Syria bombing
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
the source added. News of the Aleppo bombing also reached the Blackberry of Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the UN World Food Program, while she was in a General Assembly side event on how to eliminate hunger by 2030 -- one of the UN's new... Read more
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Reuters
Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources sayhospitals, markets and private homes. Nearly half of Yemen's 22 provinces are o
Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources say
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
hospitals, markets and private homes. Nearly half of Yemen's 22 provinces are on the verge of famine, according to the U.N. World Food Program, as a result of the war that has drawn in regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia. (Reporting by Mohammed... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources saythat have hit schools, hospitals, markets and private homes. Nearly half of Yem
Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources say
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 days ago
that have hit schools, hospitals, markets and private homes. Nearly half of Yemen's 22 provinces are on the verge of famine, according to the UN World Food Program, as a result of the war that has drawn in regional rivals Iran and Sau... Read more
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Reuters
Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources sayhospitals, markets and private homes. Nearly half of Yemen's 22 provinces are o
Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources say
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
hospitals, markets and private homes. Nearly half of Yemen's 22 provinces are on the verge of famine, according to the U.N. World Food Program, as a result of the war that has drawn in regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia. (Reporting by Mohammed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.N. halts aid convoys in Syriaattacking the armed forces of Syria." Despite the attack, the U.N. appeared to
U.N. halts aid convoys in Syria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
attacking the armed forces of Syria." Despite the attack, the U.N. appeared to move forward with aid airdrops in Syria. World Food Program spokesman Bettina Luescher said in a statement that the U.N. food agency had airdropped aid to besieged... Read more
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The Columbian
AP ANALYSIS: Questioning the stereotypes about North Koreaabject poverty and the lack of economic options surely persist. But no more so
AP ANALYSIS: Questioning the stereotypes about North Korea
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
abject poverty and the lack of economic options surely persist. But no more so than in many other poor nations. The U.N.’s World Food Program, which has an office in Pyongyang and conducts regular assessments, says North Korea’s food situation is... Read more
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Boston Herald
AP ANALYSIS: Questioning the stereotypes about North Koreaabject poverty and the lack of economic options surely persist. But no more so
AP ANALYSIS: Questioning the stereotypes about North Korea
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
abject poverty and the lack of economic options surely persist. But no more so than in many other poor nations. The U.N.'s World Food Program, which has an office in Pyongyang and conducts regular assessments, says North Korea's food situation is... Read more
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FOX News
Ap Analysis: Questioning The Stereotypes About North Koreaabject poverty and the lack of economic options surely persist. But no more so
Ap Analysis: Questioning The Stereotypes About North Korea
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
abject poverty and the lack of economic options surely persist. But no more so than in many other poor nations. The U.N.'s World Food Program, which has an office in Pyongyang and conducts regular assessments, says North Korea's food situation is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Syria's 'ghost refugees' struggle to survivewas reached allowing a one-time delivery of food and hygiene kits. It's not ea
Syria's 'ghost refugees' struggle to survive
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
was reached allowing a one-time delivery of food and hygiene kits. It's not easy -- barbed wired around the berm meant the World Food Program had to use cranes to make that aid drop into the berm, where the refugees were huddled. "It's not a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Desperate and hungry, South Sudanese fleeing war tax resources in Ugandan refugee campsof refugees that at one point reached up to 8,000 people a day, the Ugandan gov
Desperate and hungry, South Sudanese fleeing war tax resources in Ugandan refugee camps
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
of refugees that at one point reached up to 8,000 people a day, the Ugandan government, the UN refugee agency and the World Food Program have been forced to cut rations in half for people who arrived as refugees more than a year ago. South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID/Fed Closing? What Are Its Sustainable Achievements in the Past Five Years?John Selma a truck to help him transport his rice to markets and, along with th
USAID/Fed Closing? What Are Its Sustainable Achievements in the Past Five Years?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
John Selma a truck to help him transport his rice to markets and, along with the Agriculture Ministry, linked him with the World Food Program (WFP) and Fabrar, a local rice processing facility. Both institutions bought some of Selma's rice. Through... Read more
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Canberra Times
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingoutside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
outside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful are still allowed to operate there. The UN World Food Program said that it had delivered emergency food assistance, including fortified biscuits and beans, to more than... Read more
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Brisbane Times
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingoutside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
outside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful are still allowed to operate there. The UN World Food Program said that it had delivered emergency food assistance, including fortified biscuits and beans, to more than... Read more
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The Age
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingoutside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
outside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful are still allowed to operate there. The UN World Food Program said that it had delivered emergency food assistance, including fortified biscuits and beans, to more than... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingoutside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
outside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful are still allowed to operate there. The UN World Food Program said that it had delivered emergency food assistance, including fortified biscuits and beans, to more than... Read more
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WA Today
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major floodingoutside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful
North Korea accepts international help, food, after major flooding
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
outside aid agencies have withdrawn from the country in recent years, a handful are still allowed to operate there. The UN World Food Program said that it had delivered emergency food assistance, including fortified biscuits and beans, to more than... Read more
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Profit Confidential
New Hand-Knit Fox Dolls, Just In Time for Fall!of our children.” cuddle+kind is driven by their commitment to help fight chil
New Hand-Knit Fox Dolls, Just In Time for Fall!
Profit Confidential / Posted 13 days ago
of our children.” cuddle+kind is driven by their commitment to help fight childhood hunger.Through their giving partners, World Food Program USA and Children’s Hunger Fund, cuddle+kind has been able to donate422,373 meals to children in need... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christian Converts in Turkey Refugee Camps Forced to Hide Their Faithterrorism back home in Syria, which led to the European Union announcing a $393
Christian Converts in Turkey Refugee Camps Forced to Hide Their Faith
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
terrorism back home in Syria, which led to the European Union announcing a $393 million aid package last week to the U.N. World Food Program working there, the largest sum of money the EU has ever financed for humanitarian purposes. A deal in... Read more
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CBC.ca
UN arms panel criticizes Canadian company in secret reportby the company. Internally displaced school children eat from the same bowl du
UN arms panel criticizes Canadian company in secret report
CBC.ca / Posted 14 days ago
by the company. Internally displaced school children eat from the same bowl during a feeding program provided by the World Food Program at the Abushouk camp in Al Fasher in North Darfur, Sudan, November, 2015. (Mohamed Nureldin... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
After defying world with nuclear test, North Korea seeks aid for flood disasterso many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
After defying world with nuclear test, North Korea seeks aid for flood disaster
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea - which include the U.N.'s World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organizations - have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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The Columbian
North Korea defied world with nuclear test; Now it seeks aid for flood disasterso many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
North Korea defied world with nuclear test; Now it seeks aid for flood disaster
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea – which include the U.N.’s World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organizations – have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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WA Today
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea - which include the UN's World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organisations - have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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Canberra Times
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea - which include the UN's World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organisations - have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea - which include the UN's World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organisations - have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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The Age
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea - which include the UN's World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organisations - have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operati
North Korea defied world with nuclear test. Now it seeks aid for flood disaster.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
so many other crises around the world competing for donations, agencies operating in North Korea - which include the UN's World Food Program and UNICEF, as well as a handful of European organisations - have confronted difficulty raising money for... Read more
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EuroNews
Greek PM calls on EU to do more to resettle refugees60,000 refugees are stranded in the country after borders were closed. This is
Greek PM calls on EU to do more to resettle refugees
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
60,000 refugees are stranded in the country after borders were closed. This is on top of money Brussels pledged to the UN World Food Program to Syrian refugees in Turkey as part of its migration deal with Ankara. More than 300m euros will be... Read more
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Daily Mail
New edible drones can carry food and supplies to disaster zonesthis method can be wasteful, as airdrops do not always make it to their destina
New edible drones can carry food and supplies to disaster zones
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
this method can be wasteful, as airdrops do not always make it to their destination. In March, the United Nations World Food Program aimed to drop 21 pallets of food to more than 200,000 Syrians in the ISIS-besieged city of Deir ez-Zor,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
South Sudan faces ‘unprecedented’ level of hunger, UN saysto stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, “the situatio
South Sudan faces ‘unprecedented’ level of hunger, UN says
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
to stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, “the situation could rapidly become catastrophic.” The World Food Program has said both South Sudan’s government and the opposition have held up food shipments in parts of this... Read more
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FOX News
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN saysto stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situatio
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN says
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
to stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situation could rapidly become catastrophic." The World Food Program has said both South Sudan's government and the opposition have held up food shipments in parts of this... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN saysto stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situatio
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN says
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
to stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situation could rapidly become catastrophic." The World Food Program has said both South Sudan's government and the opposition have held up food shipments in parts of this... Read more
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ABC News
South Sudan Faces 'Unprecedented' Level of Hunger, UN Saysto stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situatio
South Sudan Faces 'Unprecedented' Level of Hunger, UN Says
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
to stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situation could rapidly become catastrophic." The World Food Program has said both South Sudan's government and the opposition have held up food shipments in parts of this... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN saysto stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situatio
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN says
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 18 days ago
to stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situation could rapidly become catastrophic." The World Food Program has said both South Sudan's government and the opposition have held up food shipments in parts of this... Read more
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Daily Herald
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN saysto stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situatio
South Sudan faces 'unprecedented' level of hunger, UN says
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
to stability that will allow agricultural production to continue, "the situation could rapidly become catastrophic." The World Food Program has said both South Sudan's government and the opposition have held up food shipments in parts of this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers to Get U.S.$60 Billion Towards Upgrading Agricultureregion's farmers farmers. Others who made pledges include Econet Wireless chai
Farmers to Get U.S.$60 Billion Towards Upgrading Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
region's farmers farmers. Others who made pledges include Econet Wireless chairman Strive Masiyiwa with $35 billion, the World Food Program ($120 million) and OCP Africa ($30 million). "Agriculture can indeed transform this continent. We really... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Farm boost of $30b aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'district. This year has been plagued by severe water shortages. Picture: Anthon
Farm boost of $30b aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself'
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
district. This year has been plagued by severe water shortages. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN Kenya,farming,Food security,World Food Program,Wheat farming,urban farming methods,food production,food consumption,sufficient food supply,food... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Exciting Step Forward" - Helicopter Drop Of Debit Cards For Refugees In Turkey“our cooperation with Turkish authorities has been excellent,” he added. The n
"Exciting Step Forward" - Helicopter Drop Of Debit Cards For Refugees In Turkey
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
“our cooperation with Turkish authorities has been excellent,” he added. The new EU aid program will be overseen by the World Food Program, in cooperation with the Turkish Red Crescent. Each family’s need will be assessed individually and there... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The View From Kabul On Sept. 11, 2001from power two months later, but remain a deadly insurgent force to this day.
The View From Kabul On Sept. 11, 2001
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
from power two months later, but remain a deadly insurgent force to this day. Afghan women wait in line to get bread at a World Food Program-run bakery in Kabul, Afghanistan in December 2000. The World Food Program provided subsidized bread to... Read more
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The Manila Times
EU to give debit cards to refugees in Turkeycommunities where the refugees live. The humanitarian scheme, the Cypriot comm
EU to give debit cards to refugees in Turkey
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
communities where the refugees live. The humanitarian scheme, the Cypriot commissioner said, was developed with the UN World Food Program (WFP) as well as Turkish ministers and the Turkish Red Crescent. Nearly four years ago, the WFP and the... Read more
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The Washington Times
South Sudan at a ‘pivot point’restrictions have been lifted, access continues to be problematic due to ongoin
South Sudan at a ‘pivot point’
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
restrictions have been lifted, access continues to be problematic due to ongoing conflict and poor roads. The looting of a World Food Program warehouse saw the loss of 4,500 metric tons of much-needed food — enough to feed 220,000 people. There... Read more
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The Manila Times
First UN food aid in two years reaches over 30,000 Iraqisthe jihadists’ last Iraqi stronghold of Mosul further north. Qayyarah had been
First UN food aid in two years reaches over 30,000 Iraqis
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
the jihadists’ last Iraqi stronghold of Mosul further north. Qayyarah had been “inaccessible for over two years”, the UN World Food Program (WFP) said in a statement. “The people of Qayyarah… are suffering extreme hunger with scarce access to... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: In the Tracks of Boko Haram in Cameroonseen is hard to forget, and life remains hard for them. They receive only limit
ICG: In the Tracks of Boko Haram in Cameroon
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 days ago
seen is hard to forget, and life remains hard for them. They receive only limited support from aid organisations like the World Food Program and no support from the state. They have to find their own housing or stay with friends and relatives.... Read more
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