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10 January 2006

Track and field fans will have a unique chance to buy their own piece of sporting history from 16-26 January when the IAAF auctions off memorabilia from some of athletics' most famous moments through the Internet.


5 January 2006

With eastern and northern Kenya reeling from a second successive poor rainy season, WFP and its humanitarian partners are this week sending an emergency assessment team to the worst-hit pastoral and agricultural districts to determine how many people urgently require food aid.


17 December 2005

WFP welcomes the first official voluntary repatriation by the UN refugee agency UNHCR to southern Sudan from Kakuma Camp in northeastern Kenya with the departure of some 150 refugees by road and air.


16 December 2005

WFP warns that the number of people needing food aid in Kenya would rise considerably from the current 1.1 million to possibly as many as 2.5 million because of the failure of the short rains in many eastern and northern districts of Kenya.


7 December 2005

Food aid is vital to keeping destitute, HIV-positive parents and their children in Nairobi slums alive and together longer. WFP spokesperson Anja du Toit reports.


11 April 2005

In a joint article, Dr. Lee Jong Wook, director general of the World Health Organization, and James Morris, WFP executive director and special envoy of the UN secretary general for southern Africa, warn that treatment of HIV/AIDS demands an integrated approach to people's physical, nutrition and health needs.