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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 week 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.
 DNA1 month ago WFP resumes air drops to Syrian city besieged by Islamic State  DNA1 month ago UPDATE 1-WFP resumes air drops to Syrian city besieged by Islamic State  DNA1 month ago UN-WFP suspends airdrops of food to Syrian residents  News on Air2 months 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 Standard1 month ago WFP promises to provide support to Bhutanese refugees  Himalayan times1 month 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 ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago Two Malaysian WFP staff leave North Korea after exit ban: UN  Business Standard2 weeks ago Malaysian UN staff leave North Korea  Zee News2 weeks ago
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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.
 Reuters1 month ago
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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 ...
 Reuters1 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.
 DNA4 days ago U.N. explores land route options to get aid to Syria's Qamishli  First Post.com4 days ago UN agency chiefs urge access for aid to civilians in Syria  Business Standard2 months 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.
 DNA1 week ago 600,000 people in Lanka hit by worst drought in a decade  Business Standard2 months ago
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Two Malaysians leave North Korea, leaving nine stranded

Two Malaysian U. N. employees were allowed to leave North Korea on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the U. N. 's World Food Programme (WFP) said, while the Malaysian government negotiated for a travel ban to be lifted on nine citizens still stranded there.
 DNA2 weeks ago N Korea, Malaysia in tit-for-tat exit bans over Kim killing  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Two Malaysians leave North Korea, talks on to lift travel ban| Reuters  First Post.com2 weeks ago

Famine declared in South Sudan

Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, where UN agencies warned on Monday that war and a collapsing economy have left 100,000 people facing starvation.The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the International Children's Fund (Unicef) and ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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