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18 December 2012

SANA’A – The Government of Japan and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a new agreement in Rome that will provide US$7.1 million in emergency food assistance for almost half a million Yemenis. 


3 December 2012

SANA’A – The United Nations World Food Program today welcomed the docking at Hodeidah Port of the bulk carrier Liberty Glory, which has started to unload 17,000 metric tons of wheat donated by the United States and destined to feed hundreds of thousands of Yemen’s hungry poor.


14 March 2012

SANAA – Food insecurity in Yemen has reached alarming levels, with almost five million people unable to produce or buy the food they need, according to the preliminary findings of a survey carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in cooperation with the Yemeni Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) and UNICEF.


18 January 2012

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a generous US$31.4 million (Euro 23 million) contribution from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany for its emergency and life saving programmes in Yemen.


12 October 2011

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that the deteriorating food security in Yemen caused by rising food prices, severe fuel shortages and political instability, is severely straining peoples’ ability to feed their families.


31 May 2011

SANA’A – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partner Islamic Relief in Yemen have resumed food distributions this week to the war-affected people of the northern governorate of Sa’ada.

General Food Distribution
5 May 2010

The United Nations World Food Programme is aiming to provide food assistance to some 1.5 million Yemenis per month, including approximately 270,000 who have been displaced by conflict in northern Yemen.


24 November 2009

As the holiday of Eid al-Adha approaches, our thoughts are with tens of thousands of displaced people in northern Yemen who will not be able to celebrate Eid in their own homes.

Emergencies
9 November 2009

SANA’A – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners have reached almost 100,000 displaced Yemenis with food assistance in four northern governorates since August when a new round of fighting erupted between government troops and rebel forces.

Emergencies
14 September 2009

Statement by WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran.