6 July 2011
There can be "no fast solution" to the NATO campaign in Libya, the Russian foreign minister said Thursday (..). A World Food Programme statement said markets were not functioning due to limited fuel and cash, and basic services such as electricity and water were lacking in some areas.
5 July 2011
Tens of thousands of people living in Libya's western mountains region are running short of food and are increasingly dependent on food aid to survive, the World Food Programme said Tuesday.
1 July 2011
The inter-agency mission, which was comprised of OCHA, UNHCR, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP), saw the widespread destruction of property in the border town of Wazin, from where the vast majority of the population had fled due to persistent shelling.
30 June 2011
Representatives of the international organisations operating along the Tunisian-Libyan borders, on Wednesday, provided details on the financial assistance they had received to support Tunisia's efforts to face up to the effects of the Libyan crisis. (..) The World Food Programme (WFP) received only 7 million dollars, against 13 million dollars expected to provide food supplies to refugees and Tunisian families hosting Libyan refugees, said the representative of WFP.
29 June 2011
Chadian families are facing worsening food insecurity, becoming more indebted, and selling off personal possessions as they try to cope with the loss of remittances from relatives who have returned home from Libya. (..) People in the Sahel are chronically food insecure: In 2010 some 10 million people were at risk of hunger due to prolonged drought and poor harvests; almost one in five children were chronically malnourished, and 5 percent severely, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP).
28 June 2011
The primary responsibility for arresting Libyan leader Muammar al-Qadhafi and two others sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) rests with the North African nation, the tribunal’s Chief Prosecutor said today, (..). As of Sunday, the World Food Programme (WFP) has been able to deliver, through partners, a total of 546 tons of food for more than 100,000 people in the mountains.
20 June 2011
Libya's rebels have bought close to 100,000 tonnes of wheat and flour in recent weeks, the first major commercial food deals done by those fighting to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, trade sources said. (..) The World Food Programme (WFP) said it had sent over five ships with aid into Benghazi, which was fully operational. "We are hoping that getting all of our food shipments through the port of Benghazi will encourage commercial liners to send their ships to the port," said WFP spokeswoman Abeer Etefa.
19 June 2011
More than half a million people affected by the conflict in Libya have received food delivered by the UN World Food Programme (WFP). Fighting began between rebels and Muammar Gaddafi's military in February.
17 June 2011
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has delivered vital food assistance to more than 500,000 people affected by the ongoing fighting between the Government and rebels in Libya, even as concerns continue to grow about access to food inside the country.
8 June 2011
President Obama is facing a critical foreign policy test with hunger emergencies unfolding in Libya, Yemen, Afghanistan, and other countries. Food has quickly moved to the top of the foreign policy agenda. In Libya, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is trying to feed victims of the conflict between rebels and the dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
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