23 June 2010

WFP is accelerating the delivery of food assistance for families displaced by violence in Kyrgyzstan. At the same time, the agency is opening a humanitarian hub in the southern city of Osh to act as a staging post, receiving assistance for the whole humanitarian community.

20 June 2010

WFP has distributed food to thousands of people affected by the humanitarian crisis in Kyrgyzstan and over the weekend flew in a first consignment of high energy biscuits to help ease the situation over the border in Uzbekistan.

18 June 2010
Dalia Mansour is an IT specialist on her way to Uzbekistan where she'll join the WFP operation to assist people fleeing from the violence in southern Kyrgyzstan. Her first task will be to set up the communications network that WFP needs to get emergency food assistance to those who need it.
General Food Distribution
24 March 2010

The Bakashov family is still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis which left legions of expat workers from poor countries without jobs, putting them and their families on the knife-edge of hunger. WFP food assistance was the only thing that allowed the Bakashovs to get through this winter.

School Meals
18 March 2010

The innovative school meals projects being run by the Russian government in a town north of Moscow will be the model for new WFP-coordinated programmes in Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.