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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. DNA, 2 weeks ago

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UN food agency hopes for continued US funding

The head of the World Food Programme (WFP) said she was hopeful of continued US funding for the organisation, despite reports that Washington was mulling heavy cuts in financial support. Foreign Policy magazine reported yesterday it had seen an executive ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago WFP promises to provide support to Bhutanese refugees  Himalayan times3 weeks ago

WFP, short of funds, halves food rations to displaced Iraqis

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - The World Food Programme said on Friday it had halved the food rations distributed to 1.4 million Iraqis displaced in the war against Islamic State because of delays in payments of funds from donor states.
 Reuters3 weeks ago

Around 1.8 million Nigerians in Boko Haram region at risk of starvation - WFP

Around 1.8 million people are at risk of starvation in northeast Nigeria, victims of an Islamist insurgency that is undermining efforts by the World Food Programme (WFP) to ferry in aid, it said on Friday. The Boko Haram insurgency has killed more than 15,000 ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago

Over 14K rations shops in state, only 167 profitable

Alappuzha: Majority of the ration shops in Kerala are running in loss, according to a study report prepared by the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP). Under the present agreement with ration shops, only 1.2 percent of the shops are making profit. As ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago

600,000 people in Lanka hit by worst drought in a decade

At least 600,000 people in Sri Lanka have been hit by the worst drought since 2006 in nearly 13 of the 25 districts, disaster management officials said today. "They are hit by shortages of drinking water and damage to crop," Pradeep Kodippily, spokesman for ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

UN agency chiefs urge access for aid to civilians in Syria

The heads of major UN organisations today called for access to civilians cut off from humanitarian aid in Syria, saying the world "must not stand silent" even though the high-profile siege of the Syrian city of Aleppo is over. The joint appeal from the UN's ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

UNSC approves monitors for Aleppo evacuation

[United States], Dec. 20. (ANI): Alarmed at the "devastating" humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where perhaps thousands of civilians remain trapped, the Security Council has requested the United Nations and other relevant institutions to carry out "adequate, ...
 Sify2 months ago

At Zaatari camp supermarket, Syrian refugees shop with blink of an eye| Reuters

MAFRAQ, Jordan At a supermarket cash register in Zaatari refugee camp, a shopper looks into a small screen as a device scans her iris. The machine checks the customer's identity before allowing her to complete the purchase without cash, e-cards or ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
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