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Food Prices
17 January 2011

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran kicked off a three-day visit to the Middle East by visiting shops in the West Bank that are participating in WFP’s electronic voucher programmes. This 'digital food' provided to the most vulnerable Palestinians supports local shopkeepers and food producers, she explained.

Focus on Women, Food Prices, Nutrition
3 November 2009

Tunisian actress Hend Sabry saw the impact of WFP’s first food voucher scheme in the Middle East recently when she spent a day with a Palestinian family in Nablus. Her presence also put a smile on faces at a market where thousands of Palestinians spend the vouchers.

Logistics
17 February 2009

When WFP launched its emergency operation for Gaza recently, setting up food flows was no easy task. As Ekram El-Huni explains, the El Arish warehouse in Egypt was a crucial part of the logistics operation.


11 February 2009

Since the hostilities erupted on 27 December, WFP has continued delivering food to the civilian population in Gaza, distributing two-month rations to more than 222,000 people.


5 February 2009

"Ready-to-eat meals offer an immediate solution to the food needs of hospital patients, who might otherwise go hungry.”

Emergencies
30 January 2009

As the crisis in Gaza enters its second month, WFP is reaching out to more hungry people through daily food distributions, and free school meals for children.

Emergencies
25 January 2009

Christine van Nieuwenhuyse, WFP Country Director for the occupied Palestinian territories, travelled to Gaza with a joint UN preliminary assessment mission. This is her account of what she saw.

Emergencies
17 January 2009
Emergencies, Logistics
6 January 2009

WFP moved 11 truckloads of food into Gaza on Monday as part of efforts to respond to the growing humanitarian needs.


24 January 2008

There is a serious food crisis in the Gaza Strip resulting from a progressive seven-month economic blockade.