26 July 2011
During a monitoring visit to Smara Refugee Camp the team met Khadijatou, one of the refugees who has been living in the camp for 36 years. She describes how her life was and how it has improved, thanks to humanitarian assistance.
19 August 2009
WFP staff member Gene Luna, killed in a 2007 bomb attack in Algiers, is one of scores of humanitarian workers who have died in the line of duty in recent years.
11 December 2007
WFP condemns the terrorist attack that took place near the United Nations buildings in Algiers on Tuesday.
25 January 2007
WFP has welcomed a US$1.3 million contribution from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) to theist operation to prvide food aid to Western Saharan refugees in Algeria.
24 February 2006
In response to an urgent call for emergency funds to assist Sahrawi refugees, whose camps were hit by torrential rains and flooding earlier this month, WFP has announced that the European Commission (EC) has made an immediate donation of 400,000 Euros (US$ 500,000).
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