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WFP head says 'race against time' under way to prevent Yemen famine
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Aid workers are in a "race against time" to prevent famine threatening millions of people in Yemen, a senior U. N. official said in Monday. DNA, 1 month ago

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WFP resumes air drops to Syrian town besieged by Islamic State

The United Nations has restarted air drops of food to support 93,500 Syrians besieged by Islamic State in the town of Deir al-Zor, the U. N. World Food Programme said on Tuesday.
 DNA2 months ago WFP resumes air drops to Syrian city besieged by Islamic State  DNA2 months ago UPDATE 1-WFP resumes air drops to Syrian city besieged by Islamic State  DNA2 months ago

EXCLUSIVE-With Nigeria's northeast facing famine, WFP funds could dry up in weeks -sources

The United Nations' World Food Programme could in a few weeks run out of funding to feed millions living on the brink of famine in Nigeria, four people familiar with the matter said, intensifying one of the world's largest humanitarian crises.
 DNA2 weeks ago EXCLUSIVE - With Nigeria's northeast facing famine, WFP funds could dry up in weeks - sources  DNA2 weeks ago

WFP says 3 contract workers killed in South Sudan

The World Food Programme (WFP) today condemned the deaths of three contract workers in fighting that engulfed South Sudan's second-largest city Wau earlier this week. At least 16 civilians were killed in clashes that started with a rebel ambush of government ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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U.N. food agency launches $250 million Zimbabwe plan to end hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday pledged $253 million to fund a five-year plan to end hunger in Zimbabwe, which is emerging from a devastating drought that left more than 4 million people in need of food aid last year.
 DNA3 weeks ago

Malaysian UN staff leave N. Korea

Two Malaysians working for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) who were stranded in North Korea amid a diplomatic row have left the country, a top official said on Thursday.The two have arrived in Beijing but no further details were disclosed, The Star daily ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Two Malaysian WFP staff leave North Korea after exit ban: UN  Business Standard1 month ago Malaysian UN staff leave North Korea  Zee News1 month ago

Yemen close to 'breaking point' as U.N. scales up food aid

By Lin Taylor LONDON, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With Yemen close to "breaking point" and nine million people on the brink of starvation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday said it was scaling up its food aid to tackle one ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

U.N. picks former U.S. state governor to run World Food Programme

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley to run the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP), at a time when U. S. President Donald Trump has proposed slashing funding for the world body and its agencies.
 DNA1 month ago
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UN explores land route options to get aid to Syria's Qamishli

Kurdish-dominated Qamishli has been receiving hundreds of aid airlifts from Damascus since July last year, flown in by the U. N. World Food Programme (WFP), partly in preparation for a possible influx of refugees from the battle for Mosul in Iraq.
 DNA1 month ago U.N. explores land route options to get aid to Syria's Qamishli  First Post.com1 month ago

As drought slashes rice harvest, 900,000 face hunger in Sri Lanka

By Amantha Perera COLOMBO, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The worst drought in five years has pushed 900,000 people in Sri Lanka into "acute food insecurity", the World Food Programme (WFP) says.
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