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14 September 2009

Statement by WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran.


2 June 2008

The World Food Programme has announced that it was expanding its operation in Yemen to feed thousands more Somali refugees fleeing the conflict in their country.


16 October 2007

FAO has called for a renewed commitment to guarantee the right to food for the world's hundreds of millions of hungry people.


16 October 2007

Read UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon message to mark World Food Day, which this year promotes the Right to Food.


16 August 2007

WFP has approved a new operation to provide food assistance to 36,000 people displaced by the conflict in Sa’ada Governorate in north-western Yemen.


23 July 2007

Yemen has received a pesticide donation from Mauritania to combat the worst locust outbreak in nearly 15 years. The donated chemicals were transported by air to Yemen in a joint operation between the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and WFP.


12 June 2007

WFP announces that improved security will allow food assistance to reach many more people in Yemen’s Sa’adah governorate, where conflict has displaced thousands.


6 May 2007

WFP will start tomorrow to distribute food assistance to some 20,000 people displaced by heavy fighting around the governorate of Saada in north-western Yemen.


14 March 2007

The Government of Yemen and WFP represented by Mohamed El-Kouhene sign a Country Programme Action Plan for the period 2007-2011. The Programme will benefit one million Yemenis by helping to reduce poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition as well as narrowing the gender gap in education.