Record 4.1 million in Syria got food aid in August, U.N. says
SYRIA-CRISIS/FOOD (URGENT):Record 4.1 million in Syria got food aid in August, U.N. says
WFP Steps Up Emergency Assistance And Logistical Support In Fight Against Ebola
DAKAR - The United Nations World Food programme (WFP) is stepping up assistance to people impacted by Ebola in the three most-affected countries - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - and increasing logistical support to the whole humanitarian community fighting the spread of the virus.
Central America Battles Impact Of Drought And Coffee Rust
Some 2.5 million people in Central America need food assistance due to the combined impact of severe drought, the Coffee Rust plague and a spike in food prices. WFP is working with the governments of Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua to provide food assistance to 1.4 million people, but there are challenges.
WFP Reaches A Record Number Of People Inside Syria With Food Assistance
AMMAN - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) dispatched food to a record-breaking number of 4.1 million people inside war-ravaged Syria in August due to improved access with increased cross-line operations within Syria and more cross-border convoys.
McDonald's to boost China supplier audits after food safety scandal
MCDONALDS-CHINA/:McDonald's to boost China supplier audits after food safety scandal
U.S.A. Makes New Contribution To WFP's Life-Saving Work Fighting Hunger In Yemen
SANA'A – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a generous US$40 million contribution from the US government to provide food assistance for 2.8 million of the poorest Yemenis over the next few months.
Voucher System Provides Vulnerable Families In Gaza With Critical Supplies
GAZA - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have come together to ensure critical food, water and sanitation supplies reach the most vulnerable families and children affected by 50 days of armed conflict in Gaza.
Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest
FILMFESTIVAL-VENICE/ (TV, PIX):Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest
Over one million people in Somalia face acute food insecurity as food crisis worsens
The latest findings from a joint assessment by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit for Somalia (FSNAU), a project managed by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other partners indicate that an estimated 1,025,000 people will be in Crisis and Emergency (IPC Phases 3 and 4).
West Africa: Ebola outbreak puts harvests at risk, sends food prices shooting up
Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages are putting the upcoming harvest season at serious risk.